On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 1929

Historical Events

  • St. Louis Cardinals set MLB run record with 28 runs on 28 hits (28-6 v Phillies)
  • Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Henri Cochet beats fellow Frenchman Jean Borotra 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 for his 2nd Wimbledon singles crown

Famous Birthdays

  • Gerd Zacher, German composer, born in Meppen (d. 2014)
1929 Highlights

About July 6, 1929

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 3 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer