On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1914

Historical Events


MurderAssassination Attempt

Jina Guseva attempts to assassinate Grigori Rasputin at his home town in Siberia


Famous Birthdays

  • Christos Papakyriakopoulos, Greek mathematician, born in Chalandri, Athens, Greece (d. 1976)
  • Ellen Kuzwayo, South African member of parliament (ANC) and noted writer ("Call me Woman"), born in Thaba-Nchu, Orange Free State (d. 2006)
  • Rafael Kubelik, Czech conductor (Cornelia Farooli), born in BĂ˝chory, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1996)
1914 Highlights

About June 29, 1914

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer