On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1929

Famous Birthdays

  • Erik Carlsson, Swedish rally driver
  • J. B. Lenoir, African American blues guitarist and singer-songwriter, active in the 1950s, born in Monticello, Mississippi (d. 1967)

Famous Deaths

  • David Dunbar Buick, Scottish-American automobile pioneer (Buick Motor Company), dies at 74
1929 Highlights

About March 5, 1929

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 6 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces