What Happened on May 1, 1929

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Brooklyn's Johnny Finn sets 100 yard sack race in 14.4 seconds
  • Farm workers strike begins in East-Groningen
  • Police kill 19 Mayday demonstrators in Berlin

Famous Birthdays

  • Sonny James, [James Loden], country music singer-songwriter (Young Love), born in Hackelburg, Alabama (d. 2016)
  • Sonny Ramadhin, cricket spin bowler (great WI)

Famous Weddings

  • American poet e.e (Edward Estlin) Cummings marries 2nd wife Anne Minnerly Barton