On This Day

What Happened on July 29, 1947

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Gas leak explodes in a beauty parlor, 10 women die in Harrisonburg, Virginia

Famous Birthdays

  • Dick Harmon, American golf instructor (Fred Couples, Jay Haas, Craig Stadler, Lanny Wadkins, Steve Elkington), born in New Rochelle, NY (d. 2006)