On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1929

Historical Events

  • Cubs blow 8-0 World Series lead, A's score 10 in 1 inning

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Cobby, British actor (Evita, The Nudist Story) and the first male voice of the British speaking clock, born in Brighton, East Sussex, England (d. 2012)
  • Magnús Magnússon, Icelandic television presenter, born in Reykjavik, Iceland (d. 2007)
  • Robert Coles, American author (Anna Freud, Pulitzer 1973), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

US military leader George Marshall (48) weds Katherine Tupper

Military Leader George Marshall
Military Leader
George Marshall

Famous Deaths

  • Max Ettlinger, German philosopher/theorist, dies at 52
1929 Highlights

About October 12, 1929

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra