On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1929

Historical Events

  • Palestinians attack orthodox Jews in Jerusalem
  • Turkey & Persia sign friendship treaty

Sport awardUS Open Women's Tennis

US National Championship Women's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Helen Wills Moody beats England's Phoebe Holcroft Watson 6-4, 6-2 for her 3rd straight and 6th overall US singles title

Tennis Player Helen Wills Moody
Tennis Player
Helen Wills Moody

Famous Birthdays

  • Willie Winfield, American doo-woop singer (Harptones - "Life Is But A Dream"), born in Norfolk, Virginia
1929 Highlights

About August 24, 1929

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 3 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo