On This Day

What Happened on December 29, 1859

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Simpson, Scottish golfer (British Open 1884), born in Earlsferry, Fife (d. 1895)
  • Venustiano Carranza, Mexican revolutionary and President of Mexico (1915-20), born in Cuatro CiĆ©negas, Coahuila, Mexico (d. 1920)