1929 in History (Part 3)

Events in History

Events 201 - 203 of 203

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 29 Dutch colonial authorities arrest Sukarno and other key PNI leaders in Java

1st President of Indonesia Sukarno
1st President of Indonesia
  • Dec 30 Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority incorporates
  • Dec 31 Pope Pius XI publishes encyclical Divini illius magistri

Birthdays in History

Birthdays 201 - 295 of 295

  • Aug 14 Hewlett Thompson, Bishop of Exeter
  • Aug 14 Louise M Slaughter, (Rep-D-New York)
  • Aug 14 Oliver Neville, principal (Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts)
  • Aug 14 Thomas Meehan, American writer (Annie, The Producers, Hairspray) born in Ossining, New York (d. 2017)
  • Aug 17 Francis Gary Powers, US spy (USSR captures him in 1959 U-2 incident)
  • Aug 21 Ahmed "Kathy" Kathrada, South African anti-apartheid activist and politician, born in Schweizer-Reneke (d. 2017)
  • Aug 21 X. J. Kennedy, American poet and author (Nude Descending a Staircase), born in New Jersey, Iowa
  • Aug 22 Baroness Ewart-Biggs, British (Labour) spokesperson on Home Affairs, born in British India
  • Aug 22 Harry McPherson, presidential counsel (Lyndon Johnson) and lobbyist, born in Tyler, Texas (d. 2012)
  • Aug 27 Ira Levin, author (Rosemary Baby, Boys From Brazil, This Perfect Day)
  • Aug 29 Thom Gunn, poet (The Wound), born in Kent, England
  • Aug 31 Julio Ramon Ribeyro, writer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 3 Whitey Bulger [James Joseph Bulger Jr.], American gangster, born in Boston, Massachusetts

Gangster Whitey Bulger
Whitey Bulger
  • Sep 4 Thomas F Eagleton, (Sen-D-MO, 1968-86/VP candidate-D-1972)
  • Sep 5 Andrian Grigoryevich Nikolayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Vostok III, Soyuz 9), born in Shorshely, Russia (d. 2004)
  • Sep 7 Gil Wolman, situationist
  • Sep 9 Stan Parris, (Rep-R-VA, 1973-74, 81- )
  • Sep 10 Pentti Siimes, [Pentti Kalevi Siimes], Helsinki Finland
  • Sep 11 David S Broder, Chicago Hgts Ill, journalist (Pulitzer 1973)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 14 John Gutfreund, American investment banker, CEO of Salomon Brothers (King of Wall Street), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)

Investment Banker John Gutfreund
Investment Banker
John Gutfreund
  • Sep 14 Mel Hancock, (Rep-R-Missouri)
  • Sep 14 Larry Collins, American writer (d. 2005)
  • Sep 15 Murray Gell-Mann, American physicist who predicted quarks (the theory of elementary particles), born in Manhattan, New York City
  • Sep 15 Eva Burrows, the 13th General of The Salvation Army
  • Sep 16 Dale E Kildee, (Rep-D-Michigan, 1977- )
  • Sep 17 John Stewart-Clark, MEP (C)
  • Sep 17 Lord Craig of Radley, marshal (RAF)
  • Sep 18 June Rosemary Fisher, teacher/trade unionist
  • Sep 19 10th duke of Richmond, English large landowner/art collector
  • Sep 19 Margaret S Roukema, (Rep-R-New Jersey, 1981- )
  • Sep 19 Timothy Colman, Engl manufacturer/multi-millionaire (Reckitt & Colman)
  • Sep 21 Bernard Williams, English philosopher (d. 2003)
  • Sep 22 William E Dannemeyer, (Rep-R-CA, 1979- )
  • Sep 24 George McNicol, principal (Aberdeen University)
  • Sep 24 Edward M. Lawson, Canadian politician
  • Sep 25 Kevin White, American politicians (Mayor of Boston, 1968-1984), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2012)
  • Sep 28 Nigel Althaus, British government broker
  • Sep 28 Nikolay Ryzhkov, Premier of USSR (1985-1991)
  • Sep 29 Murray McLaggan, British Lord-Lieutenant (Mid Glamorgan)
  • Oct 2 John Zochonis, British multi-millionaire soap magnate
  • Oct 3 Bert Stern, American photographer
  • Oct 5 Autherine Lucy, Shiloh, Alabama, 1st African American to enroll in University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa
  • Oct 5 Richard F Gordon Jr, Capt USN/astronaut (Gemini 11, Apol 12), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Oct 7 Robert Westall, British author (d. 1993)
  • Oct 7 Harold Zirin, astronomer, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2012)
  • Oct 12 Robert Coles, American author (Anna Freud, Pulitzer 1973), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Oct 16 Bill Green, (Rep-R-NY, 1978- )
  • Oct 18 Violeta Barrios de Chamorro, president of Nicaragua (1990- )
  • Oct 21 Ursula K[roeber] Le Guin, American sci-fi author (Tombs of Atuan), born in Berkeley, California
  • Oct 22 Lev Yashin, Soviet-Russian football goalkeeper (Soviet Union 1954-1967)
  • Oct 24 Yordan Radichkov, Bulgarian writer (d. 2004)
  • Oct 24 Hubert Aquin, French-Canadian novelist and activist (d. 1977)
  • Oct 25 Peter Rohmkorf, German writer, born in Dortmund, Germany (d. 2008)
  • Oct 25 Roger John Tayler, British astrophysicist (author of The Origin of the Chemical Elements), born in Birmingham, England (d. 1997)
  • Oct 26 Georgette Amowitz, French choreographer and educator, born in Paris
  • Oct 27 Marino Iandioro, canned Tomato Pioneer
  • Oct 28 1st child born in aircraft, Miami, Florida
  • Oct 28 John Hollander, American poet
  • Oct 31 Eddie Charlton, Australian snooker player, born in Merewether, Australia (d. 2004)
  • Nov 1 Nicholas Mavroules, (Rep-D-MA, 1979- )
  • Nov 1 Rudy [Herman R] Kousbroek, literary (Leopold the Buch)
  • Nov 8 António Castanheira Neves, Portuguese philosopher

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 9 Imre Kertész, Hungarian writer (Nobel Laureate 2002) and concentration camp survivor, born in Budapest (d. 2016)

Author and Nobel Laureate Imre Kertész
Author and Nobel Laureate
Imre Kertész
  • Nov 10 Ninón Sevilla, Cuban-Mexican actress (Aventurera, Víctimas del Pecado), born in Havana, Cuba (d. 2015)
  • Nov 11 H M Enzensberger, writer
  • Nov 12 Michael Ende, German fantasy and children's writer (The Neverending Story), born in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria (d. 1995)
  • Nov 13 Fred Phelps, American Baptist minister and civil rights attorney, born in Meridian, Mississippi (d. 2014)
  • Nov 14 Horst Janssen, graphic Artist
  • Nov 14 Gilbert Rogin, American journalist and author (The New Yorker, Sports Illustrated), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2017)
  • Nov 16 Renate Rubinstein, [Tamar], German/Ned's author/columnist (Tamar)
  • Nov 17 Pieter A H Bos, Dutch lawyer/attorney general on Aruba
  • Nov 18 William Joseph "Pete" Knight, astronaut/test pilot (X-15)
  • Nov 21 Marilyn French, US author (The Women's Room)
  • Nov 22 Aleksandar Popović, Serbian dramatist (d. 1996)
  • Nov 23 Hal Lindsey, American evangelist and Christian writer
  • Nov 25 Jack Hogan, Chapel Hill NC, actor (Combat", "Adam 12", "Sierra")
  • Nov 27 Billy Nair, South African union/SACP leader (20 yrs in Robbeneiland Prison)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 28 Berry Gordy, record company owner (Motown), born in Detroit, Michigan

Record Company Owner Berry Gordy
Record Company Owner
Berry Gordy
  • Nov 29 Jackie Stallone, American astrologer and mother of Sylvester Stallone, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Dec 2 Jaap Boersma, Dutch minister for Social Affairs (ARP)
  • Dec 3 Clarence Ford, sax player
  • Dec 6 Frank Springer, American comics artist
  • Dec 8 Goffredo Parise, writer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Dec 9 Bob Hawke, 23rd Australian Prime Minister (Labor: 1983-91), born in Bordertown, South Australia

23rd Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke
23rd Australian Prime Minister
Bob Hawke
  • Dec 12 John Osborne, English playwright (Entertainer, Look Back in Anger, Luther), born in London (d. 1994)
  • Dec 16 Ian Board, British barkeeper (the Colony Room), born in Devon (d.1994)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Dec 17 William Safire, American political columnist (NY Times) and speech writer (Nixon), born in NYC, New York (d. 2009)

American Political Columnist & Presidential Speechwriter William Safire
American Political Columnist & Presidential Speechwriter
William Safire
  • Dec 19 Herman T M Lauxtermann, Dutch 2nd chamber member (VVD)
  • Dec 20 Milan Panic, premier of little Yugoslavia
  • Dec 23 Dick Weber, pro bowler (16, 300 games)
  • Dec 23 Charles R Bentley, American pioneer or polar science, born in Rochester, New York (d. 2017)
  • Dec 28 Maarten Schmidt, Neth/US astronomer (quasars)
  • Dec 28 Owen Bieber, United Auto Workers president
  • Dec 30 Rosalind Hurley, British physician, barrister, ethicist and writer (d. 2004)
  • Dec 31 Sidney Greenbaum, grammarian

Weddings in History

Divorces in History

Deaths in History