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 Waddington [David Charles], Burnley, United Kingdom, British politician (Governor of Bermuda)

Famous Deaths

  • Mae Costello, American actress (b. 1882)