On This Day

What Happened on October 16, 1929

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Green, (Rep-R-NY, 1978- )
  • Fernanda Montenegro [Arlette Torres], Brazilian actress, often described as the greatest Brazilian actress of all time (Central Station, Coce de Mãe), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Walt Michaels, American NFL linebacker, coach (5-time Pro Bowl; Cleveland Browns; head coach NY Jets 1977-82), born in Swoyersville, Pennsylvania (d. 2019)
1929 Highlights

About October 16, 1929

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 9 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra