On This Day

What Happened on April 3, 1929

Historical Events

  • Persia agrees to Litvinov Pact
  • RMS Queen Mary is ordered from John Brown & Company Shipbuilding and Engineering by Cunard Line.

Famous Birthdays

  • Dennis Farr, Museum director (Courtauld Institute Galleries) and art historian, born in Luton, Bedfordshire (d. 2006)
  • Lee Leonard, American television personality (ESPN, CNN), born in NYC, New York (d. 2018)
1929 Highlights

About April 3, 1929

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 9 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries