What Happened on August 2, 1929

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Phillies Don Hurst sets NL record of 6 consecutive games with a HR

Famous Birthdays

  • John Gale, British theatrical producer (Chichester Festival)
  • John Hannam, British MP (C) (1970-1997)
  • Lord David Waddington, British politician (Home Secretary 1989-90), born in Burnley (d. 2017)

Famous Deaths

  • Mae Costello, American actress (b. 1882)