On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1893

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Aarre Merikanto, Finnish composer (12-tones music), born in Helsinki, Finland (d. 1958)
  • Antoon Schweigmann, Dutch religious poet and resistance fighter, born in Leeuwarden, Netherlands (d. 1945)
  • Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis, Indian scientist and applied statistician (Mahalanobis distance), whose birthdate is celebrated annually in India as "National Statistics Day", born in Calcutta, Bengal, British India (d. 1972)