What Happened on September 14, 1929

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 49th U.S. Men's National Championship: Bill Tilden beats Francis Hunter (3-6, 6-3, 4-6, 6-2, 6-4)
  • A's clinch AL pennant with a 5-0 win over White Sox

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 (d. 2005)
  • Maurice Vachon, French Canadian professional wrestler
  • Mel Hancock, (Rep-R-Missouri)