On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1903

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • British government protests against abuses in Belgian Congo
  • US Open Men's Golf, Baltusrol GC: Willie Anderson of Scotland first to win the Open twice; beats countryman David Brown by 2 strokes in an 18-hole playoff

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Blumlein, English electronics engineer, born in Hampstead, London (d. 1942)

Famous Deaths

  • Rentaro Taki, Japanese pianist and composer, dies at 23