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
  • Bert Berns, American songwriter ("Twist And Shout"; "Piece Of My Heart"; "Hang On Sloopy") and producer ("Under The Boardwalk"; "Brown-Eyed Girl"), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1967)
  • Bobby Bowden, American College Football Hall of Fame coach (Florida State 1976-2009; National C'ship 1993, 99), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2021)
  • Trevor McMahon, New Zealand cricket wicket-keeper (v India & Pak 1955-56), born in Wellington, New Zealand
Born in 1929
1929 Highlights

About November 8, 1929

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 6 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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