On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1929

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

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

Sport awardTennis Open

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), born in Norfolk, Virginia