On This Day

What Happened on September 29, 1907

Historical Events

  • Construction begins on Washington National Cathedral

Famous Birthdays

  • Gene Autry, American cowboy singer, songwriter, actor, musician, ("Back In The Saddle Again"; "Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer") and business tycoon (owner MLB Angels team, 1961-97), born 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)
1907 Highlights

About September 29, 1907

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Libra