On This Day

What Happened on June 25, 1929

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Herbert Hoover authorizes building of Boulder Dam (Hoover Dam)

31st US President Herbert Hoover
31st US President
Herbert Hoover

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Carle, American designer, illustrator and author of children's books (The Very Hungry Caterpillar), born in Syracuse, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Georges Courteline [Moineau], French playwright, dies at 71
1929 Highlights

About June 25, 1929

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer