What Happened on September 25, 1929

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara Walters, newscaster (Today, 20/20, ABC-TV), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • John Rutherford, cricketer (one Test for Australia 1956)
  • Kevin White, American politicians (Mayor of Boston, 1968-1984), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2012)
  • Ronnie Barker, British comedian (the Two Ronnies)

Famous Deaths

  • Miller Huggins, manager (NY Yankees), dies from blood poisoning at 49