What Happened on July 6, 1929

Day of the Week: Saturday

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

Sport awardTennis Open

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: In the first all-American final Helen Wills Moody beats Helen Jacobs 6-1, 6-2

Tennis Player Helen Wills Moody
Tennis Player
Helen Wills Moody

Famous Birthdays

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