On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1929

Historical Events

  • AM radio station WOWO, Indiana's transmitter burns down

Famous Birthdays

Al Davis

Al Davis, American businessman and NFL team owner (Oakland Raiders), born in Brockton, Massachusetts (d. 2011)

American Football Coach and Executive Al Davis
American Football Coach and Executive
Al Davis
  • Bill Tuttle, American baseball player (Detroit Tigers), born in Cramer, Illinois (d. 1998)
  • Chuck Tanner, American baseball player (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in New Castle, Pennsylvania (d. 2011)

Famous Deaths

  • Otto Taubmann, German composer, dies at 70
1929 Highlights

About July 4, 1929

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 3 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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