What Happened on July 24, 1929

Historical Events

  • NY to San Francisco foot race ends (2½ months) winner is 60 year old Monteverde

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Binns, West Indian cricket wicket-keeper (1953-56), born in KIngston, Jamaica (d. 2017)
  • Hedda J. Garza, American writer and political activist, born in New York City (d. 1995)
  • Peter Yates, English film director (Breaking Away, Bullitt), born in Aldershot, Hampshire, England (d. 2011)
1929 Highlights

About July 24, 1929

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 6 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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