On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1919

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)
1919 Highlights

About June 29, 1919

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Cancer