On This Day

What Happened on April 29, 1933

Famous Birthdays

  • Darijan Božič, Slovenian composer and conductor, born in Slavonski Brod, Kingdom of Yugoslavia (d. 2018)
  • Edwin "Ed" Charles, American MLB third baseman (Miracle Mets-1969), born in Daytona Beach, Florida (d. 2018)
  • Keith Baxter, Welsh actor (Chimes at Midnight, Killing Time, Barretts at Wimpole Street), born in Newport, Monmouthshire
  • Mark Eyskens [Marc Maria Frans, Viscount Eyskens], Belgian economist and Prime Minister of Belgium (1981), born in Leuven, Belgium
  • Raymond Hill, American tenor saxophonist (Kings of Rhythm), born in Clarksdale, Mississippi (d. 1996)
  • Rod McKuen, American singer-songwriter ("Love's Been Good to Me"; "Jean"; "Without A Worry In The World"), and poet (Lonesome Cities), born in Oakland, California (d. 2015)

Person of interestWillie Nelson

Willie Nelson, American country singer-songwriter ("Crazy"; "On the Road Again"; ), born in Abbott, Texas

Country Singer Willie Nelson
Country Singer
Willie Nelson

Famous Deaths

  • Constantine P. Cavafy, Egyptian Greek poet, journalist and civil servant, dies at 70
1933 Highlights

About April 29, 1933

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 3 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus