On This Day

What Happened on December 3, 1929

Historical Events

Sports record brokenNHL Record

Boston Bruins beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1, the first win of an NHL record 14-game winning streak, and a 22-game home winning streak

NHL Goalie George Hainsworth
NHL Goalie
George Hainsworth

Famous Birthdays

  • Clarence Ford, American jazz and R&B clarinet and saxophone player, born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1994)
  • Paul Harris Turok, American composer, educator and music critic (Ragtime Caprice), born in New York (d. 2012)
  • Werner Rackwitz, German opera director and musicologist (Handel-Renaissance), born in Breslau, Weimar Republic (d. 2014)
1929 Highlights

About December 3, 1929

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius