On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1929

Historical Events

  • Jean Giraudoux' "Amphitryon '38" premieres in Paris

Famous Birthdays

  • António Castanheira Neves, Portuguese philosopher, born in Tábua, Portugal
  • Bobby Bowden, American College Football Hall of Fame coach (Florida State 1976-2009; National C'ship 1993, 99), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Trevor McMahon, New Zealand cricket wicket-keeper (v India & Pak 1955-56), born in Wellington, New Zealand
1929 Highlights

About November 8, 1929

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 11 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Scorpio