What Happened on October 25, 1929

Historical Events

Historic Event

Former Interior Secretary Albert B. Fall convicted of accepting $100,000 bribe in the Teapot scandal - 1st US Cabinet member to go to jail

Famous Birthdays

  • LaDell Andersen, American college basketball coach (Utah State, BYU), born in Malad City, Idaho (d. 2019)
  • Peter Loader, English cricketer (England quick in 13 Tests 1954-59, later WA), born in Wallington, London
  • Peter Rohmkorf, German writer, born in Dortmund, Germany (d. 2008)
  • Roger John Tayler, British astrophysicist (author of The Origin of the Chemical Elements), born in Birmingham, England (d. 1997)

Famous Deaths

  • James Lillywhite, English cricket slow bowler (1st England Test captain; 2 Tests, 8 wickets; Sussex CCC) and umpire (6 Tests 1881–99), dies at 87
1929 Highlights

About October 25, 1929

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 3 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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