On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1929

Famous Birthdays

  • Autherine Lucy, 1st African-American to enroll in University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa, born in Shiloh, Alabama
  • Richard F. Gordon, Jr., American naval officer and astronaut (Gemini 11; Apollo 12), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 2017)
1929 Highlights

About October 5, 1929

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 91 years and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra