On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1895

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Doukhobors burn their weapons as a protest against conscription by the Tsarist Russian government.
  • US National Championship Women's Tennis: Juliette Atkinson beats defending champion Helen Hellwig 6-4, 6-2, 6-1

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Henry Huxley, English biologist (comparative anatomy), dies at 70