On This Day

What Happened on October 11, 1929

Historical Events

Historic Event

JC Penney opens store #1252 in Milford, Delaware, making it a nationwide company with stores in all 48 U.S. states.

  • Sean O'Casey's "Silver Tassle" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Curtis Amy, American jazz and session saxophonist ("Way Down"), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2002)
  • Liselotte Pulver [Lilo Pulver], Swiss actress (One, Two, Three, Das Wirtshaus im Spessart), born in Bern, Switzerland
1929 Highlights

About October 11, 1929

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 1 month and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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