On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1910

Historical Events

  • Wimbledon Women's Tennis: In an all-British final, Dorothea Chambers beats Dora Boothby 6-2, 6-2 for her 4th of 7 Wimbledon singles titles

Famous Birthdays

  • Burgess Whitehead, American baseball player (New York Giants), born in Tarboro, North Carolina (d. 1993)
  • Frank Loesser, American songwriter and composer (Guys And Dolls, "Baby, It's Cold Outside"; Most Happy Fella), born in NYC, New York (d. 1969)
1910 Highlights

About June 29, 1910

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer