On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 1929

Historical Events

  • Dow Jones Industrial Average reaches all time high of 381.17, to be shortly followed by the Crash of 1929.

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlo Clerici, Swiss road cyclist (Giro d'Italia 1954), born in Vaiano, Italy (d. 2007)

Person of interestWhitey Bulger

Whitey Bulger [James Bulger Jr.], American gangster, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2018)

Gangster Whitey Bulger
Gangster
Whitey Bulger

1929 Highlights

About September 3, 1929

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 11 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo