What Happened on September 29, 1920

Historical Events

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

Baseball 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


Famous Birthdays

  • Peter D. Mitchell, English chemist, (1978 Nobel Prize for Chemistry), born in Mitcham, England (d. 1992)
  • Tillman Franks, American country music bassist, songwriter and artist manager (Webb Pierce), born in Stamps, Arkansas (d. 2006)
  • Václav Neummann, Czech conductor and musician, born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (d. 1995)
1920 Highlights

About September 29, 1920

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra