On This Day

What Happened on May 15, 1929

Historical Events

  • Fire in X-ray film stock kills 125 at Crile Clinic (Cleveland, Ohio)

Famous Birthdays

  • David Healy, American-born actor (Supergirl, Doomsday Gun, Patton), born in NYC, New York (d. 1995)
  • Frank Evans Heart, American computer engineer (worked on first routing computer for ARPANET, the Internet's predecessor), born in the Bronx, New York (d. 2018)
  • Jack Flavell, cricketer (England pace bowler in 4 Tests 1961-64)
1929 Highlights

About May 15, 1929

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 2 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus