What Happened on October 25, 1929

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

United States Senator Albert B. Fall
United States Senator
Albert B. Fall

Famous Birthdays

  • 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 Jr, cricketer (two Tests for England 1877), dies