What Happened on June 29, 1941

Day of the Week: Sunday

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, German shot putter (Olympic gold 1968), born in Magdeburg, Germany

Famous Deaths


Person of interestIgnacy Jan Paderewski

Ignacy Jan Paderewski, Polish statesman and pianist, dies in NY at 80

Pianist, Composer and Polish Prime Minister Ignacy Jan Paderewski
Pianist, Composer and Polish Prime Minister
Ignacy Jan Paderewski