On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1926

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Arthur Meighen returns to office as Prime Minister of Canada

9th Prime Minister of Canada Arthur Meighen
9th Prime Minister of Canada
Arthur Meighen
  • Carter G. Woodson wins Springarn Medal for research into Black history

Famous Birthdays

  • Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait, born in Kuwait City (d. 2006)
  • Rex Hunt, British diplomat and Governor of the Falkland Islands (1982-1985), born in Redcar, North Yorkshire, England (d. 2012)
1926 Highlights

About June 29, 1926

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 2 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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