September 29, 1940 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • "Double or Nothing", a radio quiz show, 1st heard on Mutual Radio Net
  • "Strike Up the Band" opens

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1st US merchant ship "Booker T. Washington" commanded by a black captain (Hugh Mulzac), launched at Wilmington Delaware

Education Pioneer Booker T. Washington
Education Pioneer
Booker T. Washington

Birthdays in History

  • Jimmy Knapp, trade unionist