On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1929

Historical Events

  • 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, West Indian cricket spin bowler (43 Tests, 158 wickets), born in St.Charles Village, Trinidad

Famous Weddings

  • American poet e.e (Edward Estlin) Cummings marries 2nd wife Anne Minnerly Barton
1929 Highlights

About May 1, 1929

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus