What Happened on August 7, 1929

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck forms Dutch government

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

NY Yankees slugger Babe Ruth ties MLB record by hitting grand slams in consecutive games for the second time in 13-1 win v Philadelphia A's

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Larsen, American MLB pitcher (NY Yankees), born on what must have been a perfect day in Michigan City, Indiana
  • James Pilditch, designer
  • Jo Baer [Josephine Kleinberg], American painter and minimalist artist, born in Seattle, Washington
  • Richard T Schulze, (Rep-R-PA, 1975- )
  • Ruth Carter-Stapleton, evangelist, born in Plains, Georgia