On This Day

What Happened on April 29, 1931

Historical Events

  • Cleveland Indians pitcher Wes Ferrell no-hits St Louis Browns, 9-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksei Aleksandrovich Gubarev, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 17, 28)
  • Frank Auerbach, German-born British painter
  • Lonnie Donegan, Scottish singer-songwriter and the King of Skiffle, born in Glasgow (d. 2002)
  • William Ball, American actor, director and founder of the American Conservatory Theatre (ACT), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1991)
1931 Highlights

About April 29, 1931

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Taurus