What Happened on July 29, 1928

Historical Events

  • 23rd Davis Cup: France beats USA in Paris (4-1)
  • Cleveland Indians score 17 in 1st 2 inns to beat Yanks 24-6 at Dunn Field they also set a record with 24 singles in 1 game

Sports History

International Lawn Tennis Challenge, Paris, France: Home team retains title as Henri Cochet beats American Bill Tilden 9-7, 8-6, 6-4 for 3-1 lead; ends 4-1

Film & TV History

Test footage first created for Walt Disney's "Steamboat Willie" with Mickey Mouse

1928 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Bidzina Alexandrovich Kvernadze, Georgian composer, born in Sighnaghi, Georgia (d. 2010)
  • Konstantin Orbelyan, Armenian pianist, jazz and classical composer, and orchestra leader (State Estrada (Pops) Orchestra), born in Armavir, Armenia (d. 2014)

Li Ka-shingLi Ka-shing (94 years old)

Hong Kong-Chinese business magnate and entrepreneur (CK Holdings), born in Chao'an, Guangdong, China

Born in 1928

About July 29, 1928

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 94 years and 10 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo