What Happened on June 29, 1895

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 9th U.S. Women's National Championship: Juliette Atkinson beats Helen Hellwig (6-4, 6-2, 6-1)
  • Doukhobors burn their weapons as a protest against conscription by the Tsarist Russian government.

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Henry Huxley, English scientist (b. 1825)