What Happened on July 29, 1938

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Comic strip "Dennis the Menace," 1st appears
  • Olympic National Park forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean Rochon, Quebec politician

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Peter Jennings, news anchor (ABC Evening News), born in Toronto, Ontario

Journalist and T.V. News Anchor Peter Jennings
Journalist and T.V. News Anchor
Peter Jennings

Famous Deaths

  • Nikolai Krylenko, Russian/Soviet jurist and politician (b. 1885)