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    What happened on June 29

    • June 29, 0512 A solar eclipse is recorded by a monastic chronicler in Ireland.

    • June 29, 0922 "France's Charles III (the Simple) is deposed by rebellious barons and replaced with Robert, brother of King Odo, who is crowned king of the Franks at Reims while Charles gathers an army to march against the usurper
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    • June 29, 1149 Raymond of Antioch is defeated and killed at the Battle of Inab by Nur ad-Din.

    • June 29, 1194 Sverre is crowned King of Norway.

    • June 29, 1534 Jacques Cartier makes the European discovery of Prince Edward Island.

    • June 29, 1613 Shakespeare's Globe Theater in London burns down

    • June 29, 1644 "Charles I of England defeats a Parliamentarian detachment at the Battle of Cropredy Bridge, the last battle won by an English King on English soil."

    • June 29, 1659 "The Russians, led by prince Trubetskoy are defeated by the Ukrainian armies of Ivan Vyhovsky in the Battle of Konotop."

    • June 29, 1749 "New Governor, Charles de la Ralire Des Herbiers, arrives at Isle Royale (Cape Breton Island)."

    • June 29, 1767 British passes Townshend Revenue Act levying taxes on America

    • June 29, 1776 Mission Dolores founded by SF Bay

    • June 29, 1776 Va state constitution adopted & Patrick Henry made governor

    • June 29, 1786 "Alexander Macdonell and over five hundred Roman Catholic highlanders leave Scotland to settle in Glengarry County, Ontario."

    • June 29, 1850 "Around Nanaimo BC, coal discovered on Vancouver Island; will prove valuable for refueling Royal navy ships and CPR trains."

    • June 29, 1850 Autocephaly Officially Granted by the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople to The Church of Greece.

    • June 29, 1854 "Gadsden Purchase (parts of Az, NM) from Mexico for $10 million"

    • June 29, 1858 "Treaty of Algun, China cedes north bank of Amur River to Russia"

    • June 29, 1862 Day 5 of the 7 Days-Battle of Savage's Station

    • June 29, 1863 "Lee orders his forces to concentrate near Gettysburg, PN"

    • June 29, 1863 "Very first First National Bank opens in Davenport, Iowa"

    • June 29, 1864 "A railway accident on the Grand Trunk Railway at Beloeil, Quebec, takes ninety-nine lives. This was Canada's worst railway disaster."

    • June 29, 1871 "UK hist Trades Unions legalised in Britain, but picketing made illegal"

    • June 29, 1874 "Greek politician Charilaos Trikoupis publishes a manifesto in the Athens daily Kairoi entitled ""Who's to Blame?"" in which he lays out his complaints against King George. He is elected Prime Minister of Greece the next year."

    • June 29, 1888 "First (known) recording of classical music made, Handel's Israel in Egypt on wax cylinder."

    • June 29, 1891 "100? F (San Fransisco, CA)"

    • June 29, 1891 "Street railway in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, commences operation."

    • June 29, 1895 Doukhobors burn their weapons as a protest against conscription by the Tsarist Russian government.

    • June 29, 1898 "First through passenger train across Newfoundland leaves St. Johns at 19:20 and arrives Port aux Basques at 22:45, June 30."

    • June 29, 1899 Brazo River in Texas floods 12 miles wide causing $10 mil damage

    • June 29, 1906 "Canadian Pacific ocean liner Empress of Ireland departs on maiden voyage to Quebec; will sink on 96th voyage, May 29 1914."

    • June 29, 1913 Beginning of the 2nd Balkan War

    • June 29, 1914 Jina Guseva attempts to assassinate Grigori Rasputin at his home town in Siberia.

    • June 29, 1916 Boeing aircraft flies for first time

    • June 29, 1916 "Sir Roger Casement, Irish Nationalist and British diplomat is sentenced to death for his part in the Easter Rising."

    • June 29, 1922 "France grants 1 km at Vimy Ridge ""freely, and for all time, to the Government of Canada, the free use of the land exempt from all taxes."""

    • June 29, 1925 "Canada House opens in London, England."

    • June 29, 1926 Arthur Meighen returns to office as Prime Minister of Canada.

    • June 29, 1927 First flight from West Coast arrives in Hawaii

    • June 29, 1927 "Wallace Turnbull's variable-pitch propeller first tested on an Avro 504 trainer; Rothesay, NB, aeronautical engineer creates one of Canada's great global inventions."

    • June 29, 1929 First high-speed jet wind tunnel completed Langley Field Ca

    • June 29, 1931 "109? F (43? C), Monticello, Florida (state record)"

    • June 29, 1936 "Pope Pius XI encyclical to US bishops ""On motion pictures"""

    • June 29, 1937 "Joseph-Armand Bombardier 1884-1951 patents his Bombardier B-7 Snow Tractor, a seven-passenger tracked machine costing $7,500"

    • June 29, 1939 Dixie Clipper completes first commercial plane flight to Europe

    • June 29, 1940 US passes Alien Registration Act requiring Aliens to register

    • June 29, 1941 Pamela Emily Maud born to William David Davies and Phyllis Maud Davies. Happy 60th Birthday 2001 - love All the Family XXX

    • June 29, 1942 "Following an inspection of Igor I. Sikorsky's VS-300 helicopter, Lieutenant Commander F. A. Erickson, USCG, recommended that helicopters be obtained for antisubmarine convoy duty and life-saving."

    • June 29, 1944 "The Parachute Experimental Division was established at Lakehurst, N.,J., for research, development, and testing of parachutes and survival gear."

    • June 29, 1945 Carpathian Ruthenia was annexed by Soviet Union.

    • June 29, 1945 "Ruthenia, formerly in Czechoslovakia, becomes part of Ukrainian SSR"

    • June 29, 1946 "British arrest 2,700 Jews in Palestine as alleged terrorists"

    • June 29, 1949 South Africa begins implementing apartheid; no mixed marriages

    • June 29, 1950 Australia commits military units to United Nations Force in Korea

    • June 29, 1952 First aircraft carrier to sail around Cape Horn-Oriskany

    • June 29, 1954 Atomic Energy Comm voted against reinstating Dr J Robert Oppenheimer

    • June 29, 1956 "Charles Dumas, makes first high jump over 7' (2.13 m)-LA, Calif"

    • June 29, 1956 Federal interstate highway system act signed

    • June 29, 1956 "The Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956 is signed, officially creating the United States Interstate Highway System."

    • June 29, 1958 Brazil beats Sweden 5-2 in soccer's 6th World Cup at Stockholm

    • June 29, 1961 "Launch of Transit 4a, with first nuclear power supply (SNAP-3)"

    • June 29, 1961 Number one hit on UK music charts - Del Shannon - Runaway

    • June 29, 1962 First flight Vickers (British Aerospace) VC-10 long-range airliner

    • June 29, 1963 "Beatles' first song ""From Me to You"" hits the UK charts"

    • June 29, 1964 Civil Rights Act of 1964 passed after 83-day filibuster in Senate

    • June 29, 1964 "First draft of Star Trek's pilot ""The Cage"" released"

    • June 29, 1965 "USAF Capt Joseph Henry Engle reaches 85,530 m in X-15"

    • June 29, 1966 US bombs fuel storage facilities near N Vietnamese cities

    • June 29, 1967 "Israel removes barricades, re-unifying Jerusalem"

    • June 29, 1967 Keith Richards is sentenced to 1 year in jail on drugs charge

    • June 29, 1969 First Jewish worship service at White House

    • June 29, 1970 US ends 2 month military offensive into Cambodia

    • June 29, 1971 Soyuz 11 docks with Salyut 1 for 22 days

    • June 29, 1972 "Supreme Court-death penalty usually was ""cruel & unusual punishment"""

    • June 29, 1974 Isabel Pern is sworn in as the first female President of Argentina. Her husband President Juan Peron had delegated responsibility due to weak health and died two days later.

    • June 29, 1974 Number one hit on UK music charts - Charles Aznavour - She

    • June 29, 1975 "20.57 cm (8.10"") of rainfall, Litchville, N. Dakota (state 24-hr rec)"

    • June 29, 1976 Seychelles gains independence from Britain

    • June 29, 1976 The Seychelles become independent from the United Kingdom.

    • June 29, 1977 Supreme Court ruled out death penalty for rapists of adults

    • June 29, 1978 VP Walter F Mondale begins trip to Mid-East

    • June 29, 1980 "In The Dinner Party from Seinfeld, this was the last time Jerry had vomited before vomiting after eating his black and white cookie."

    • June 29, 1982 Voting Rights Act of 1965 extended

    • June 29, 1984 USSR offers to start talking about banning SDI

    • June 29, 1985 Number one hit on UK music charts - Sister Sledge - Frankie

    • June 29, 1985 STS 51-F vehicle moves to the launch pad

    • June 29, 1985 "Vancouver businessman Jimmy Pattison pays $2,229,000 for a yellow Rolls-Royce formerly owned by the Beatles"

    • June 29, 1989 Susan Lucci loses the daytime emmy for 10th straight year

    • June 29, 1990 Marla Maples father sues the National Enquirer for $12M

    • June 29, 1995 "the Memphis Mad Dogs play their first CFL game, against the Calgary Stampeders; part of a failed Canadian Football League attempt to expand to the US."

    • June 29, 1995 "The Sampoong Department Store collapses in the Seocho-gu district of Seoul, South Korea, killing 501 and injuring 937."

    • June 29, 1996 "Ottawa rocker Alanis Morrissette performs eight songs from her hit album Jagged Little Pill before 150,000 people in London's Hyde Park"

    • June 29, 1996 "The Prince's Trust concert is held in Hyde Park, London, and is attended by 150,000 people. The Who headlines the event in their first performance since 1989."

    • June 29, 1999 Nine piece Nu metal band Slipknot release their eponymous double platinum selling album Slipknot.

    • June 29, 2002 Naval clashes between South Korea and North Korea lead to the death of four South Korean sailors and sinking of a North Korean vessel.

    • June 29, 2006 Hamdan v. Rumsfeld: The U.S. Supreme Court rules that President George W. Bush's plan to try Guantanamo Bay detainees in military tribunals violates U.S. and international law.

    • June 29, 2006 The Dutch cabinet Balkenende II resigned.

    • June 29, 2007 Apple iPhone goes on sale in the United States.

    • June 29, 2007 Two car bombs are found in the heart of London at Picadilly Circus.

    • June 29, 2009 "June 29,2009 Hazel June celebrates her 95th birthday"







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    • June 29, 1911 "Visitor posting - Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers established Father James A. Walsh from Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Father Thomas F. Price from Wilmington, North Carolina, traveled to Rome to present their vision of U.S. Catholic mission.The priests received the blessing of Pope Pius X on June 29, 1911 (the feast of Saints Peter and Paul), which is considered the founding day of the Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America that, over the years, has become more well-known as Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers. Visit: www.maryknollsociety.org . - USA"

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