Historical Events in July 1929

  • Jul 1 US Immigration law of 1924 in effect
  • Jul 3 Dunlop Latex Development Laboratories made foam rubber
  • Jul 4 AM radio station WOWO, Indiana's transmitter burns down

Wimbledon Women's Tennis

Jul 5 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: In the first all-American final Helen Wills Moody beats Helen Jacobs 6-1, 6-2

  • Jul 5 WOWO-AM, Indiana returns to air, 1 day after transmitter burns down
  • Jul 6 St. Louis Cardinals set MLB run record with 28 runs on 28 hits (28-6 v Phillies)
  • Jul 6 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Henri Cochet beats fellow Frenchman Jean Borotra 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 for his 2nd Wimbledon singles crown
  • Jul 7 Romania & Vatican sign concord
  • Jul 10 Pittsburgh Pirates outslug Philadelphia Phillies, 15-9 at the Baker Bowl; 9 HRs hit, 1 in each inning - unique in MLB history
  • Jul 10 US issues newer, smaller-sized paper currency
  • Jul 15 1st airport hotel opens at Oakland, California
  • Jul 17 USSR breaks diplomatic relations with China
  • Jul 23 The Fascist government in Italy bans the use of foreign words
  • Jul 24 NY to San Francisco foot race ends (2½ months) winner is 60 year old Monteverde
  • Jul 27 Dike of Wieringermeerpolder finished
  • Jul 28 23rd Tour de France won by Maurice De Waele of Belgium
  • Jul 28 24th Davis Cup: France beats USA in Paris (3-2)
  • Jul 28 Chicago Cardinals become 1st NFL team to train out of state (Michigan)
  • Jul 28 International Lawn Tennis Challenge, Paris, France: Home team wins 3 straight titles as Henri Cochet beats American George Lott 6-1, 3-6, 6-0, 6-3 for a 3-2 victory

Historic Event

Jul 31 Aristide Briand becomes premier of France for the 6th time