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)

Sports History

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

Jacqueline Kennedy OnassisJacqueline Kennedy Onassis (1929-1994)

American First Lady (1961-63), born in Southampton, New York

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

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Blake Fuller, American writer and dramatist (The Cliff-Dwellers, Under the Skylights), dies at 72
1929 Highlights

About July 28, 1929

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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