What Happened on March 7, 1929

Historical Events

Historic Event

First nonstop flight made from America to Asia across the Bering Strait (Nome to North Cape) by Noel Wien and Calvin Cripe for Wien Air Alaska

Famous Birthdays

  • Yvonne Chouteau, Native American dancer (one of the "five Moons" of Oklahoma), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2016)
1929 Highlights

About March 7, 1929

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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