What Happened on September 18, 1929

Historical Events

  • Pirates loss to Braves & clinch NL pennant for the Cubs
  • Preston Sturges' "Strictly Dishonorable" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Mullaney, American actor (South Pacific; My Living Doll; It's About Time: Spinout), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1982)
  • June Rosemary Thorndycraft, British teacher and trade unionist (d. 1995)
  • Louis Myers, American blues guitarist and harmonica player, born in Byhalia, Mississippi (d. 1994)
Born in 1929

Famous Deaths

  • Hermann Gradener, German composer, dies at 85

About September 18, 1929

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 6 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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