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)
  • Fazlur Rahman Khan, Bangladeshi-American structural engineer and architect (Sears Tower, Chicago; John Hancock Center, Chicago; Metrodome, Minneapolis), born in Dhaka, British India (now Bangladesh) (d. 1982)
  • Lee Leonard, American television personality (ESPN, CNN), born in NYC, New York (d. 2018)
Born in 1929

About April 3, 1929

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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