On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 1929

Famous Birthdays

  • Georgette Amowitz, French choreographer and educator, born in Paris, France (d. 2008)
  • Hans Peter Haller, German composer, born in Radolfzell, Germany (d. 2006)
  • Neal Matthews, Jr., American singer (The Jordanaires), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 2000)

Famous Deaths

  • Arno Holz, German writer (Phantasus), dies at 66
1929 Highlights

About October 26, 1929

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 11 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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