On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 1929

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ramsay MacDonald is first British Prime Minister to address US Congress

British Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald
British Prime Minister
Ramsay MacDonald

Famous Birthdays

  • Graeme Ferguson, Canadian filmmaker and executive, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Harold Zirin, American astronomer, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2012)
  • Robert Westall, British author, born in North Shields, United Kingdom (d. 1993)
1929 Highlights

About October 7, 1929

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 92 years and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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