What Happened on August 24, 1929

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Sport awardTennis Open

43rd U.S. Women's National Championship: Helen Wills Moody beats Phoebe Holcroft Watson (6-4, 6-2)

Tennis Player Helen Wills Moody
Tennis Player
Helen Wills Moody
  • Palestinians attack orthodox Jews in Jerusalem
  • Turkey & Persia sign friendship treaty

Famous Birthdays

  • Willie Winfield, American doo-woop singer (Harptones), born in Norfolk, Virginia