What Happened on October 16, 1929

Famous Birthdays

  • B. Satyaji Rao, Indian cricket umpire (17 Tests 1960-79; 5 x Ranji Trophy finals), born in Bangalore, India (d. 2021)
  • Bill Green, American politician (Rep-R-NY, 1978-93), born in New York City (d. 2002)
  • 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? 93 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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