On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 1929

Historical Events

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

AgreementTreaty of Interest

US President Herbert Hoover proclaims Kellogg-Briand Pact which renounces war

31st US President Herbert Hoover
31st US President
Herbert Hoover
US Secretary of State Frank Kellogg
US Secretary of State
Frank Kellogg
11x Prime Minister of France Aristide Briand
11x Prime Minister of France
Aristide Briand

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? 92 years and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo