What Happened on September 14, 1929

Historical Events

  • A's clinch AL pennant with a 5-0 win over White Sox

US Men's Tennis Open

US National Championship Men's Tennis, Forest Hills NY: Bill Tilden wins 7th US title; beats Francis Hunter 3-6, 6-3, 4-6, 6-2, 6-4

Famous Birthdays

John GutfreundJohn Gutfreund (1929-2016)

American investment banker, CEO of Salomon Brothers (King of Wall Street), born in NYC, New York

  • Larry Collins, American writer, born in West Hartford, Connecticut (d. 2005)
  • Maurice Vachon, Canadian professional wrestler, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2013)
  • Mel Hancock, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Missouri), born in Cape Fair, Missouri (d. 2011)
1929 Highlights

About September 14, 1929

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 4 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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