On This Day

What Happened on September 29, 1920

Historical Events

  • Belgium annexes Eupen/Malmö dy
  • Joseph Horne Company in Pittsburgh sells radios for $10

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Yankees slugger Babe Ruth sets then-MLB home run season record at 54 with a 9th inning shot off Dave Keefe in New York's 7-3 win at the Philadelphia A's

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter D. Mitchell, English chemist, Nobel laureate
  • Vaclav Neummann, conductor
1920 Highlights

About September 29, 1920

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 10 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra