On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1912

Famous Birthdays

  • Émile Peynaud, French oenologist, born in Madiran, Gers, France (d. 2004)
  • Joan Davis, American actress (I Married Joan), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota (d. 1961)
  • John Toland, American political writer (Rising Sun, Pulitzer 1971), born in La Crosse, Wisconsin (d. 2004)
  • José Pablo Moncayo, Mexican composer (Huapango), born in Guadalajara, Mexico (d. 1958)
1912 Highlights

About June 29, 1912

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer