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

James "Whitey" Bulger, American organized crime boss, 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? 91 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo