On This Day

What Happened on July 29, 1870

Famous Birthdays

  • George Dixon, Canadian boxer (World Bantamweight title 1892; World Featherweight champion 1891-97, 98-1901; first black athlete to win a World C'ship in any sport), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia (d. 1908)
1870 Highlights

About July 29, 1870

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 150 years and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo