On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1924

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Germany's Reichstag approves the Dawes Plan, which sought to solve the WWI reparations problem

Famous Birthdays

  • Consuelo Velázquez, Mexican songwriter, born in Ciudad Guzmán, Mexico (d. 2005)
  • Dinah Washington, American singer (What a Difference a Day Makes), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1963)
  • James W. Wood, American astronaut (Dynasoar), born in Paragould, Arkansas (d. 1990)