On This Day

What Happened on September 24, 1929

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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)