On This Day

What Happened on September 29, 1907

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Construction begins on Washington National Cathedral

Famous Birthdays

  • Gene Autry, American singer, songwriter, actor, musician, performer and business tycoon (owner LA/California/Anaheim Angels MLB team 1961-97), born in Near Tioga, Texas (d. 1998)
  • Michael Shepley, British actor (Squibs, Dick & the Duchess), born in Plymouth, Devon, England (d. 1961)
  • Richard Harkness, Artesian SD, newscaster (Story of the Week, NBC)