On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1929

Famous Birthdays

  • Babe Parilli, American football player, born in Rochester, Pennsylvania (d. 2017)
  • Dick Williams, American Baseball Hall of Fame utility (Brooklyn Dodgers) and manager (World Series 1972, 73; Oakland A's), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2011)
  • Gisèle Rabesahala, Malagasy politician (1st female minister) and human righter activist, born in Antananarivo, Magaascar (d. 2011)
  • Sally L. Smith, American educator and founder (Lab School of Washington), born in NYC, New York (d. 2007)

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Anselmi, American gangster, murdered by Al Capone
  • John Scalise, American gangster, murdered by Al Capone
  • Joseph "Top Toad" Giunta, American gangster, murdered by Al Capone
1929 Highlights

About May 7, 1929

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus