On This Day

What Happened on September 25, 1929

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestBarbara Walters

Barbara Walters, American broadcast journalist and 1st female nightly network news anchor (Today, 20/20, ABC-TV), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Broadcast Journalist Barbara Walters
Broadcast Journalist
Barbara Walters
  • John Rutherford, Australian cricketer (one Test for Australia 1956), born in Bruce Rock, Western Australia
  • 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 2nd baseman, manager (NY Yankees WS 1923, 27-28), dies of pyaemia at 51
1929 Highlights

About September 25, 1929

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

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra