What Happened on September 14, 1929

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • A's clinch AL pennant with a 5-0 win over White Sox
  • US Men's National Tennis Championship, Forest Hills NY: Bill Tilden wins 7th US title; beats Francis Hunter 3-6, 6-3, 4-6, 6-2, 6-4

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestJohn Gutfreund

John Gutfreund, American investment banker, CEO of Salomon Brothers (King of Wall Street), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)

Investment Banker John Gutfreund
Investment Banker
John Gutfreund
  • Larry Collins, American writer, born in West Hartford, Connecticut (d. 2005)
  • Maurice Vachon, Canadian professional wrestler, born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada (d. 2013)
  • Mel Hancock, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Missouri), born in Cape Fair, Missouri (d. 2011)