On This Day

What Happened on October 11, 1929

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Department Store Founder James Cash Penney
Department Store Founder
James Cash Penney
  • Sean O'Casey's "Silver Tassle" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Curtis Amy, American jazz musician (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? 91 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra