On This Day

July 29, 1900 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • In Italy, King Umberto I of Italy is assassinated by Italian-born anarchist Gaetano Bresci

Birthdays in History

  • Eyvind Johnson, Swedish novelist (Return to Ithaca), Nobel Prize (1974), born in Svartbjörnsbyn (d. 1976)

Deaths in History

  • Umberto I of Italy, King of Italy (1878-1900), shot four times and assassinated by Italian-American anarchist Gaetano Bresci at 56
1900 in History