On This Day

What Happened on November 14, 1929

Famous Birthdays

  • Gilbert Rogin, American journalist and author (The New Yorker, Sports Illustrated), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2017)
  • Horst Janssen, graphic Artist
  • Jimmy Piersall, American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1954, 56; his bipolar disorder subject book & film, "Fear Strikes Out"), born in Waterbury, Connecticut (d. 2017)

Famous Deaths

  • Joe McGinnity, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (World Series 1905; 5 × NL wins leader; NL ERA leader 1904; Baltimore Orioles, NY Giants), dies at 58
1929 Highlights

About November 14, 1929

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 91 years and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Scorpio