What Happened on November 4, 1929

Historical Events

  • John L. Balderston's play "Berkeley Square" starring Leslie Howard premieres in NYC

Historic Expedition

Richard E. Byrd, Laurence McKinley Gould and their polar expedition team begin a 2½ month, 1500-mile dog-sledge journey into the Queen Maud Mountains. The first exploration of the interior of Antarctica.

Famous Birthdays

  • Shaike Ophir, Israeli actor, comedian and Israel's 1st mime (The Policeman, The Delta Force), born in Jerusalem, Mandate Palestine (d. 1987)

Shakuntala DeviShakuntala Devi (1929-2013)

Indian writer and mental calculator known as the "Human Computer", born in Bangalore, Mysore, British India

Born in 1929

About November 4, 1929

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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