What Happened on October 22, 1929

Historical Events

Event of Interest

8th French government of Aristide Briand falls

  • James H Scullin forms Australia government

Famous Birthdays

  • Giorgio Gaslini, Italian jazz pianist and composer, born in Milan, Italy (d. 2014)
  • Lev Yashin, Soviet-Russian soccer goalie, known as 'The Black Spider' (Dynamo Moscow, 1950-70), and namesake of FIFA award for best World Cup Finals goalkeeper, born in Moscow, USSR (d. 1990)
Born in 1929

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Hastings, American architect (NY Public Library), dies at 69

About October 22, 1929

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

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