July 5, 1929 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • WOWO-AM, Indiana returns to air, 1 day after transmitter burns down

Birthdays in History

  • Mary Maxwell Gates, American businesswoman, philanthropist/mother of Bill Gates, born in Seattle, Washington (d. 1994)

Deaths in History

  • Henry Lincoln Johnson, Member of 369th regiment (aka Harlem Hell Fighters), first American to receive the Croix de guerre (b. 1897)