What Happened on June 29, 1906

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 12th US Golf Open: Alex Smith shoots a 295 at Onwentsia Club Ill
  • US Congress pass the Hepburn Act, permitting the regulation of rates charged by railroads, pipelines, and terminals engaged in interstate commerce

Famous Birthdays

  • Ivan Chernyakhovsky, Russian general (youngest ever Soviet general of the army), born in Uman, Kiev Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1945)