What Happened on March 23, 1929

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st telephone installed in the White House

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert H Crews, astronaut
  • Gerrit den Braber, Dutch composer/producer
  • James Ackley Maxwell, actor and director (Traitors, Pyt Potter, Otley)
  • Michael Manser, English architect, born in Bristol (d. 2016)

Person of interestRoger Bannister

Roger Bannister, English middle distance athlete who was the 1st to run a 4 minute mile in 1954, born in Harrow, England

Middle-Distance Runner Roger Bannister
Middle-Distance Runner
Roger Bannister