On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1929

Famous Birthdays

  • (Dolores) LaVern Baker [Evans], American blues vocalist ("I Cried a Tear"), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1997)
  • Hans Magnus Enzensberger, German writer, born in Kaufbeuren, Germany
  • Olle Nygren, Swedish speedway rider (World Team Cup 1960; World C'ship 1954 3rd; World Longtrack C'ship 1961 runner-up), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2021)

Famous Deaths

  • Mieczyslaw Soltys, Polish composer, dies at 66
1929 Highlights

About November 11, 1929

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 92 years and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Scorpio