On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1897

Historical Events

  • Chicago Colts establish MLB record for most runs scored in a game by one team as they maul Louisville Colonels, 36 - 7 at the West Side Grounds, Chicago

Famous Birthdays

  • Fulgence Charpentier, French Canadian journalist, born in Sainte-Anne-de-Prescott, Ontario, Canada (d. 2001)
  • Ottmar Gerster, German composer (rector of the Liszt Music Academy in Weimar), born in Braunfels, Germany (d. 1969)
1897 Highlights

About June 29, 1897

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer