On This Day

What Happened on March 29, 1930

Historical Events

  • 89h Grand National: 10-year-old 100/8 shot Shaun Goilin, ridden by jockey Tommy Cullinan, wins by a neck from Melleray's Belle
  • Heinrich Brüning is appointed German Reichskanzler.

Famous Birthdays

  • Donny Conn, American musician (The Playmates), born in Waterbury, Connecticut (d. 2015)
  • Gundibail Sunderam, Indian cricket pace bowler (2 Tests India v NZ 1955-56), born in Udupi, India (d. 2010)
  • Hugh Seymour, 8th Marquess of Hertford (d. 1997)

Famous Deaths

  • Anton Bettelheim, writer, dies
1930 Highlights

About March 29, 1930

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries