On This Day

What Happened on June 25, 1929

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Carle, American illustrator, collage artist, and writer of children's books (The Very Hungry Caterpillar), born in Syracuse, New York (d. 2021)

Famous Deaths

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

About June 25, 1929

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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