On This Day

What Happened on July 29, 1900

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • In Italy, King Umberto I of Italy is assassinated by Italian-born anarchist Gaetano Bresci

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Vasil'yevich Mosolov, composer [OS]
  • Don Redman, American jazz musician and orchestra leader (Sugar Hill Times), born in Piedmont, West Virginia (d. 1964)
  • Eyvind Johnson, Swedish novelist (Return to Ithaca), Nobel Prize (1974), born in Svartbj√∂rnsbyn (d. 1976)

Famous Deaths

  • Umberto I, Italian King (1878-1900) assassinated by Gaetano Bresci