On This Day

What Happened on September 24, 1929

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Lt James Doolittle guides a Consolidated N-Y-2 Biplane over Mitchell Field in NY in 1st all-instrument flight

Aviation Pioneer Jimmy Doolittle
Aviation Pioneer
Jimmy Doolittle
  • Yanks Tom Zachary ends season 12-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward M. Lawson, Canadian trade unionist and politician, born in Gerald, Saskatchewan, Canada (d. 2016)
  • George McNicol, Principal and vice-chancellor (Aberdeen University), born in Glasgow (d. 2014)
1929 Highlights

About September 24, 1929

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 10 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra