On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1975

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 8.10" (20.57 cm) of rainfall, Litchville No Dakota (state 24-hr rec)
  • Canadian Open Golf (Peter Jackson Classic), St. George's CC: JoAnne Carner wins in a playoff with Carol Mann

Famous Birthdays

  • Mathew Gates, British-American dance skater (& Chalom-1995 Nat Jr champ), born in Hitchin, England

Famous Deaths

  • Jerry Verno, British actor (River of Unrest, Ourselves Alone, Sweeney Todd), dies at 79
  • Tim Buckley, American singer-songwriter, dies at 28 of a heroin overdose