On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1929

Historical Events

  • British troops begin withdrawal from occupied Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • David Craig, Baron Craig of Radley, British marshal (RAF), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • John Stewart-Clark, British businessman and Member of the European Parliament (MEP), born in Dalmeny, Scotland
  • Stirling Moss, British auto racer (16 x F1 Grands Prix; World F1 Drivers C'ship runner-up 1955-58; 12 Hours of Sebring 1954) and broadcaster (ABC F1, NASCAR), born in London, England (d. 2020)
  • Vincent La Selva, American conductor (New York Grand Opera Company, 1973-2012), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2017)
1929 Highlights

About September 17, 1929

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo