On This Day

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)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Bank robber Willie Sutton (28) weds Louise Leudemann

Bank Robber Willie Sutton
Bank Robber
Willie Sutton

Famous Deaths

  • Owen Dunell, cricketer (two Tests for South Africa in 1889), dies
1929 Highlights

About October 21, 1929

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 91 years and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra