What Happened on June 29, 1941

Historical Events

  • DiMaggio extends hitting streak to 42 breaking Sisler's record

Famous Birthdays

  • John Boccabella, American baseball player (Chicago Cubs), born in San Francisco, California
  • Kwame Toure [Stokely Carmichael], American activist (Black Power movement), born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago (d. 1998)
  • Margitta Gummel-Helmbold, German track & field athlete (Olympic gold GDR women's shot put 1968), born in Magdeburg, Germany (d. 2021)
Born in 1941

Famous Deaths

Ignacy Jan PaderewskiIgnacy Jan Paderewski (1860-1941)

Polish pianist, composer and statesman (Prime Minister of Poland, 1919), dies of pneumonia, in New York, at 80

1941 Highlights

About June 29, 1941

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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