On This Day

What Happened on April 3, 1929

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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)