On This Day

What Happened on September 18, 1929

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • June Rosemary Thorndycraft, 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