On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1901

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • US National Championship Women's Tennis, Philadelphia CC: Elisabeth Moore beats defending champion Myrtle McAteer 6-4, 3-6, 7-5, 2-6, 6-2 for her second of 4 US singles titles

Famous Birthdays

  • Frieda Inescort, Scottish actress (Pride & Prejudice), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1976)
  • Hendrik Diels, Flemish conductor, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1974)
  • Nelson Eddy, American baritone (Duets with Jeanette MacDonald), born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 1967)