On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1929

Historical Events

  • Bayshore Highway opens (San Francisco)

Famous Deaths

  • José Batlle y Ordóñez, President of Uruguay (1899, 1903-7, 1911-15), dies at 73
  • Rudolf Kittel, German theologist (Psalms), dies at 76
1929 Highlights

About October 20, 1929

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 91 years and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra