On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 1929

Historical Events

  • 23rd Tour de France won by Maurice De Waele of Belgium
  • 24th Davis Cup: France beats USA in Paris (3-2)
  • Chicago Cardinals become 1st NFL team to train out of state (Michigan)
  • International Lawn Tennis Challenge, Paris, France: Home team wins 3 straight titles as Henri Cochet beats American George Lott 6-1, 3-6, 6-0, 6-3 for a 3-2 victory

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestJacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, American First Lady (1961-63), born in Southampton, New York (d. 1994)

  • Remco [Wouter] Campert, Dutch writer, poet, son of Jan Campert
1929 Highlights

About July 28, 1929

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 91 years and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo