What Happened on July 5, 1929

Historical Events

Wimbledon Women's Tennis

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: In the first all-American final Helen Wills Moody beats Helen Jacobs 6-1, 6-2

  • WOWO-AM, Indiana returns to air, 1 day after transmitter burns down

Famous Birthdays

  • Katherine Helmond, American actress and director (Soap, Mona-Who's the Boss), born in Galveston, Texas (d. 2019)
  • Mary Maxwell Gates, American businesswoman, philanthropist/mother of Bill Gates, born in Seattle, Washington (d. 1994)
  • Tony Lock, English cricket spin bowler (49 Tests, 174 wickets, BB 7/35, 2 x 50; Surrey CCC, Western Australia, Leicestershire CCC), born in Limpsfield, England (d. 1995)
Born in 1929

About July 5, 1929

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 93 years and 11 months
Leap Year: No

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