On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1939

Historical Events

  • Golden Gate International Exposition closes (1st closure)
  • NHL Babe Seibert Memorial Game: All-Stars beat Montreal 5-3

Famous Deaths

  • Dwight B. Waldo, American educator (first President of Western Michigan University), dies at 75
1939 Highlights

About October 29, 1939

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 1 month and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Scorpio