On This Day

What Happened on November 18, 1929

Historical Events

  • Large earthquake in Atlantic breaks transatlantic cable in 28 places

Famous Birthdays

  • William J. Knight, American astronaut and test pilot (X-15), born in Noblesville, Indiana (d. 2004)

Famous Deaths

  • Henricus van de Wetering, Archbishop of Utrecht (1895-1929), dies at 78
1929 Highlights

About November 18, 1929

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Scorpio