On This Day

Events in History in March 1929

  • Mar 2 US Congress creates Court of Customs & Patent Appeals
  • Mar 4 Charles Curtis (R-Kansas) becomes 1st native American VP

<b>President Inaugurated</b>President Inaugurated

Mar 4 Herbert Hoover inaugurated as 31st US President

31st US President Herbert Hoover
31st US President
Herbert Hoover
  • Mar 6 Turkey & Bulgaria sign friendship treaty

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 7 First nonstop flight made from America to Asia across the Bering Strait (Nome to North Cape) by Noel Wien and Calvin Cripe for Wien Air Alaska

Aviation Pioneer Noel Wien
Aviation Pioneer
Noel Wien
  • Mar 8 US worker union commission reports of slavery in Liberia
  • Mar 9 Marcel Pagnol's "Marius" premieres in Paris
  • Mar 16 WHP-AM in Harrisburg PA begins radio transmissions
  • Mar 17 General Motors acquires German auto manufacturer Adam Opel
  • Mar 17 Spanish dictator Primo de Rivera closes university of Madrid
  • Mar 22 KIT-AM in Yakima WA begins radio transmissions
  • Mar 22 USCG vessel sank Canadian schooner suspected of carrying liquor
  • Mar 23 1st telephone installed at the President’s desk under the Hoover administration at the White House
  • Mar 27 US Ladies' Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson
  • Mar 27 US Men's Figure Skating championship won by Roger Turner
  • Mar 28 Democratic constitution goes into effect in Ecuador