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
  • New York Yankee pitcher Tom Zachary ends season 12-0, record for most pitching wins without a loss in one season

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward M. Lawson, Canadian trade unionist and politician, born in Gerald, Saskatchewan, Canada (d. 2016)
  • Erik Lotichius, Dutch composer (Anaitalrax), born in Helden, Netherlands (d. 2015)
  • George McNicol, Scottish Principal and vice-chancellor (Aberdeen University), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2014)
1929 Highlights

About September 24, 1929

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra