On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 1929

Famous Birthdays

  • Bethel Leslie, American entertainer (Capt Newman MD, Rabbit Trap), born in NYC, New York (d. 1999)

Famous Deaths

  • Emil Berliner, German-born telephone and recording pioneer (b. 1851)
  • Thorstein Veblen, American economist (Theory of the Leisure Class-1899), dies at 72
1929 Highlights

About August 3, 1929

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 91 years and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo