On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 1929

Historical Events

  • George Kaufman & Ring Lardner's musical "June Moon" premieres in NYC

Historic Event

Part of lost Piri Reis World Map, compiled by Ottoman general Piri Reis in 1513, rediscovered in the Topaki Palace Library, Istanbul. Earliest map of Columbus's voyages. [1]

1929 Highlights

About October 9, 1929

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 7 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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