What Happened on July 24, 1929

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • NY to SF foot race ends (2½ months) winner is 60 year old Monteverde

AgreementTreaty of Interest

President Hoover proclaims Kellogg-Briand Pact which renounces war

31st US President Herbert Hoover
31st US President
Herbert Hoover
US Secretary of State Frank Kellogg
US Secretary of State
Frank Kellogg

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Binns, West Indian cricket wicketkeeper (1953-56)
  • Hedda J Garza, writer/political activist
  • Peter Yates, director (Breaking Away, Bullitt)