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 soccer midfielder (68 caps; Fluminense), born in Campos dos Goytacazes, Brazil (d. 2001)
1929 Highlights

About October 8, 1929

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra