On This Day

What Happened on October 4, 1929

Famous Birthdays

  • Leroy Van Dyke, American country singer (Walk on By), born in Mora, Missouri
  • Scotty Beckett, American actor (Our Gang, Listen Darling, Battleground), born in Oakland, California (d. 1968)

Famous Deaths

  • John Metzelaar, Dutch/American writer (Report on the Fishes), dies at 37
1929 Highlights

About October 4, 1929

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 11 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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