On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1929

Historical Events

  • A's Howard Ehmke (7-2) sets World Series record striking out 13 Cubs
  • Mohammed Nadir Khan occupies Kabul Afghanistan and drives out Habibullah Ghazi

Famous Birthdays

  • Didi [Waldyr Pereira], Brazilian footballer, born in Campos dos Goytacazes, Brazil (d. 2001)
1929 Highlights

About October 8, 1929

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra