On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1919

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • Lloyd Richards, Canadian-American theaterical director (Joe Turner’s Come and Gone), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2006)
  • Slim Pickens [Louis Burton Lindley Jr], American rodeo performer and actor (Dr Strangelove, Blazing Saddles), born in Kingsburg, California (d. 1983)

Famous Deaths

  • José Gregorio Hernández Venezuelan physician (b. 1864)