What Happened on September 25, 1929

Historical Events

  • Queen-mother Emma opens Antonie van Leeuwenhoek House in Amsterdam

Famous Birthdays

Barbara WaltersBarbara Walters (1929-2022)

American broadcast journalist and 1st female nightly network news anchor (Today; 20/20; ABC-TV; The View), born in Boston, Massachusetts [1]

  • Jack Rutherford, Australian cricket all-rounder (1 Test, HS 30, 1 wicket; WA CA), born in Bruce Rock, Australia (d. 2022)
  • Kevin White, American politicians (Mayor of Boston, 1968-1984), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2012)
  • Ronnie Barker, English comedian (The Two Ronnies, Porridge), born in Bedford, England (d. 2005)

Famous Deaths

  • Miller Huggins, American Baseball Hall of Fame manager (World Series 1923, 27, 28; 6 x AL pennants NY Yankees), dies of pyaemia at 51
1929 Highlights

About September 25, 1929

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

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