On This Day

What Happened on November 9, 1929

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexandra Nikolayevna Pakhmutova, Russian composer, born in Volgograd, Russia

Person of interestImre Kertész

Imre Kertész, Hungarian writer (Nobel Laureate 2002) and concentration camp survivor, born in Budapest (d. 2016)

Author and Nobel Laureate Imre Kertész
Author and Nobel Laureate
Imre Kertész
  • Marc Favreau, French-Canadian humourist, born in Montreal, Canada (d. 2005)
  • Severn Darden, American actor (Luv, President's Analyst, Saturday the 14th), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1995)

Famous Deaths

  • Nicolaas Theunissen, South African cricket break bowler (2nd Test 1889), dies