On This Day

What Happened on November 7, 1929

Historical Events

  • Museum of Modern Art opens in Hecksher Building in New York

Famous Birthdays

  • Mervyn Burtch, Welsh composer (The Raven King) and educator, born in Ystrad Mynach, Wales (d. 2015)
  • Ruggero Mastroianni, Italian film editor (Giulietta degli spiriti), born in Turin, Italy (d. 1996)
1929 Highlights

About November 7, 1929

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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