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)
  • Roland Hemond, American baseball executive (GM Chicago White Sox 1970–85; Baltimore Orioles 1988–95), born in Central Falls, Rhode Island (d. 2021)
Born in 1929

Famous Deaths

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

About October 26, 1929

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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