What Happened on October 21, 1929

Famous Birthdays

  • George Stinney, African-American wrongfully executed at 14 for murder, born in Pinewood, South Carolina (d. 1944)
  • Ursula K. Le Guin, American sci-fi author (The Left Hand of Darkness, Tombs of Atuan), born in Berkeley, California (d. 2018)
Born in 1929

Famous Weddings

Willie Sutton

Bank robber Willie Sutton (28) weds Louise Leudemann

Famous Deaths

  • Owen Dunell, South African cricket batsman (South Africa's 1st Test captain; 2 Tests), dies at 73
1929 Highlights

About October 21, 1929

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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