On This Day

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

  • June Rosemary Thorndycraft, British teacher and trade unionist (d. 1995)
  • Louis Myers, American blues guitarist and harmonica player, born in Byhalia, Mississippi (d. 1994)

Famous Deaths

  • Hermann Gradener, German composer, dies at 85
1929 Highlights

About September 18, 1929

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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