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29th of June 0226 EVENT Cao Pi dies after a illness, his son Cao Rui succeeds him as emperor of the Kingdom of Wei.
29th of June 1149 EVENT Raymond of Poitiers is defeated and killed at the Battle of Inab by Nur ad-Din Zangi.
29th of June 1194 EVENT Sverre is crowned King of Norway.
29th of June 1444 EVENT Skanderbeg defeats an Ottoman invasion force at Torvioll.
29th of June 1534 EVENT Jacques Cartier is the first European to reach Prince Edward Island.
29th of June 1613 EVENT The Globe Theatre in London, England burns to the ground.
29th of June 1644 EVENT 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.
29th of June 1659 EVENT At the Battle of Konotop the Ukrainian armies of Ivan Vyhovsky defeat the Russians led by Prince Trubetskoy.
29th of June 1749 EVENT New Governor Charles de la Raliere Des Herbiers arrives at Isle Royale (Cape Breton Island).
29th of June 1786 EVENT Alexander Macdonell and over five hundred Roman Catholic highlanders leave Scotland to settle in Glengarry County, Ontario.
29th of June 1850 EVENT Autocephaly officially granted by the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople to the Church of Greece.
29th of June 1850 EVENT Coal is discovered on Vancouver Island.
29th of June 1864 EVENT Ninety-nine people are killed in Canada's worst railway disaster near St-Hilaire, Quebec.
29th of June 1874 EVENT 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.
29th of June 1880 EVENT France annexes Tahiti.
29th of June 1889 EVENT Hyde Park and several other Illinois townships vote to be annexed by Chicago, forming the largest United States city in area and second largest in population.
29th of June 1891 EVENT Street railway in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, commences operation.
29th of June 1895 EVENT Doukhobors burn their weapons as a protest against conscription by the Tsarist Russian government.
29th of June 1914 EVENT Jina Guseva attempts to assassinate Grigori Rasputin at his home town in Siberia.
29th of June 1916 EVENT The Irish Nationalist and British diplomat Sir Roger Casement is sentenced to death for his part in the Easter Rising.
29th of June 1922 EVENT 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".
29th of June 1925 EVENT Canada House opens in London, England.
29th of June 1926 EVENT Arthur Meighen returns to office as Prime Minister of Canada.
29th of June 1927 EVENT First test of Wallace Turnbull's controllable pitch propeller.
29th of June 1928 EVENT The Outerbridge Crossing and Goethals Bridge in Staten Island, New York are both opened.
29th of June 1937 EVENT Joseph-Armand Bombardier of Canada receives patent for sprocket and track traction system used in snow vehicles.
29th of June 1945 EVENT Carpathian Ruthenia is annexed by the Soviet Union.
29th of June 1956 EVENT The Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956 is signed, officially creating the United States Interstate Highway System.
29th of June 1972 EVENT The U.S. Supreme Court rules the death penalty could constitute "cruel and unusual punishment".
29th of June 1974 EVENT Isabel Peron 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.
29th of June 1974 EVENT Mikhail Baryshnikov defects from the Soviet Union to Canada while on tour with Bolshoi Ballet.
29th of June 1976 EVENT The Seychelles become independent from the United Kingdom.
29th of June 1995 EVENT Space Shuttle program: STS-71 Mission (Atlantis docks with the Russian space station Mir for the first time.)
29th of June 1995 EVENT The Sampoong Department Store collapses in the Seocho-gu district of Seoul, South Korea, killing 501 and injuring 937.
29th of June 2002 EVENT Naval clashes between South Korea and North Korea lead to the death of six South Korean sailors and sinking of a North Korean vessel.
29th of June 2006 EVENT 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.
29th of June 2007 EVENT Two car bombs are found at Piccadilly Circus, in the heart of London.
29th of June 1397 BIRTHDAY King John II of Aragon (d. 1479)
29th of June 1482 BIRTHDAY Maria of Aragon, Spanish-born wife of King Manuel I of Portugal (d. 1517)
29th of June 1517 BIRTHDAY Rembert Dodoens, Flemish physician (d. 1585)
29th of June 1596 BIRTHDAY Emperor Go-Mizunoo of Japan (d. 1680)
29th of June 1798 BIRTHDAY Giacomo Leopardi, Italian poet (d. 1837)
29th of June 1803 BIRTHDAY John Newton Brown, American publisher (d. 1868)
29th of June 1849 BIRTHDAY John Hunn, American businessman (d. 1926)
29th of June 1858 BIRTHDAY Julia Lathrop, American social reformer and children's rights activist (d. 1932)
29th of June 1858 BIRTHDAY George Washington Goethals, American army engineer (d. 1928)
29th of June 1861 BIRTHDAY William James Mayo, American physician (d. 1939)
29th of June 1863 BIRTHDAY Wilbert Robinson, American baseball player and hall-of-famer (d. 1934)
29th of June 1866 BIRTHDAY Mykhailo Hrushevsky, Ukrainian statesman (d. 1934)
29th of June 1868 BIRTHDAY George Ellery Hale, American astronomer (d. 1938)
29th of June 1879 BIRTHDAY Zsigmond Moricz, Hungarian writer (d. 1942)
29th of June 1880 BIRTHDAY Ludwig Beck, German general (d. 1944)
29th of June 1881 BIRTHDAY Harry Frazee, American baseball team owner (d. 1929)
29th of June 1881 BIRTHDAY Curt Sachs, German musicologist (d. 1959)
29th of June 1886 BIRTHDAY Robert Schuman, French politician (d. 1963)
29th of June 1888 BIRTHDAY Joseph 'Squizzy' Taylor, Australian underworld figure (d. 1927)
29th of June 1889 BIRTHDAY Willie MacFarlane, Scottish golfer (d. 1961)
29th of June 1893 BIRTHDAY Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis, Indian scientist and statistician (d. 1972)
29th of June 1893 BIRTHDAY Aarre Merikanto, Finnish composer (d. 1958)
29th of June 1897 BIRTHDAY Fulgence Charpentier, French-Canadian journalist (d. 2001)
29th of June 1900 BIRTHDAY Antoine de Saint-Exupery, French writer (d. 1944)
29th of June 1901 BIRTHDAY Nelson Eddy, American singer and actor (d. 1967)
29th of June 1903 BIRTHDAY Alan Blumlein, English electronics engineer (d. 1942)
29th of June 1906 BIRTHDAY Ivan Chernyakhovsky, Russian general (d. 1945)
29th of June 1908 BIRTHDAY Leroy Anderson, American composer (d. 1975)
29th of June 1910 BIRTHDAY Frank Loesser, American composer (d. 1969)
29th of June 1910 BIRTHDAY Burgess Whitehead, American baseball player (d. 1993)
29th of June 1911 BIRTHDAY Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands (d. 2004)
29th of June 1911 BIRTHDAY Bernard Herrmann, American film composer (d. 1975)
29th of June 1912 BIRTHDAY Emile Peynaud, French oenologist (d. 2004)
29th of June 1912 BIRTHDAY John Toland, American historian (d. 2004)
29th of June 1914 BIRTHDAY Rafael Kubelik, Czech conductor (d. 1996)
29th of June 1914 BIRTHDAY Christos Papakyriakopoulos, Greek mathematician (d. 1976)
29th of June 1914 BIRTHDAY Allan Houser, Native American artist (d. 1994)
29th of June 1915 BIRTHDAY Ruth Warrick, American actress (d. 2005)
29th of June 1919 BIRTHDAY Slim Pickens, American actor (d. 1983)
29th of June 1919 BIRTHDAY Lloyd Richards, American theatre director (d. 2006)
29th of June 1920 BIRTHDAY Ray Harryhausen, American filmmaker
29th of June 1921 BIRTHDAY Frederic Dard, French writer (d. 2000)
29th of June 1922 BIRTHDAY Vasko Popa, Yugoslavian poet (d. 1991)
29th of June 1923 BIRTHDAY Chou Wen-chung, Chinese-born American composer
29th of June 1924 BIRTHDAY Ezra Laderman, American composer
29th of June 1924 BIRTHDAY Flo Sandon's, Italian singer (d. 2006)
29th of June 1925 BIRTHDAY Hale Smith, American composer and editor (d. 2009)
29th of June 1925 BIRTHDAY Cara Williams, American actress
29th of June 1925 BIRTHDAY Chan Parker, American memoir writer, wife of Charlie Parker and of Phil Woods (d. 1999)
29th of June 1925 BIRTHDAY Giorgio Napolitano, Italian politician, 11th President of the Republic
29th of June 1926 BIRTHDAY Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait (d. 2006)
29th of June 1928 BIRTHDAY Radius Prawiro, Indonesian politician (d. 2005)
29th of June 1928 BIRTHDAY Ian Bannen, Scottish actor (d. 1999)
29th of June 1929 BIRTHDAY Oriana Fallaci, Italian journalist and writer (d. 2006)
29th of June 1929 BIRTHDAY Pat Crawford Brown, American actress
29th of June 1930 BIRTHDAY Viola Leger, Acadian-Canadian actress
29th of June 1930 BIRTHDAY Robert Evans, American film producer
29th of June 1931 BIRTHDAY Ed Gilbert, American actor (d. 1999)
29th of June 1932 BIRTHDAY Brian Hutton, Baron Hutton, British politician
29th of June 1933 BIRTHDAY John Bradshaw, American theologian
29th of June 1933 BIRTHDAY Bob Shaw, baseball player
29th of June 1934 BIRTHDAY Corey Allen, American filmmaker and actor (d. 2010)
29th of June 1934 BIRTHDAY Chuck Schaden, Chicago radio personality and historian
29th of June 1935 BIRTHDAY Katsuya Nomura, Japanese baseball player and manager
29th of June 1936 BIRTHDAY Harmon Killebrew, American baseball player (d. 2011)
29th of June 1939 BIRTHDAY Alan Connolly, Australian cricketer
29th of June 1939 BIRTHDAY Lo Lieh, Hong Kong martial artist and actor (d. 2002)
29th of June 1940 BIRTHDAY Vyacheslav Artyomov, Russian composer
29th of June 1941 BIRTHDAY Stokely Carmichael, Trinidadian-American activist (d. 1998)
29th of June 1941 BIRTHDAY John Boccabella, American baseball player
29th of June 1942 BIRTHDAY Mike Willesee, Australian television presenter
29th of June 1943 BIRTHDAY Little Eva, American singer (d. 2003)
29th of June 1944 BIRTHDAY Gary Busey, American actor
29th of June 1944 BIRTHDAY Sean O'Malley, American Roman Catholic bishop
29th of June 1945 BIRTHDAY Chandrika Kumaratunga, President of Sri Lanka
29th of June 1946 BIRTHDAY Ernesto Perez Balladares, Panamanian politician
29th of June 1946 BIRTHDAY Egon von Furstenberg, Swiss fashion designer (d. 2004)
29th of June 1947 BIRTHDAY Richard Lewis, American comedian
29th of June 1947 BIRTHDAY Michael Carter, British actor
29th of June 1948 BIRTHDAY Ian Paice, English drummer (Deep Purple)
29th of June 1949 BIRTHDAY Ann Veneman, American politician
29th of June 1949 BIRTHDAY Joan Clos i Matheu, Spanish politician
29th of June 1951 BIRTHDAY Don Rosa, American illustrator
29th of June 1953 BIRTHDAY Colin Hay, Scottish-Australian guitarist and singer (Men at Work)
29th of June 1954 BIRTHDAY Rick Honeycutt, American baseball player
29th of June 1955 BIRTHDAY Charles J. Precourt, American astronaut
29th of June 1955 BIRTHDAY Terence M. O'Sullivan, American activist
29th of June 1956 BIRTHDAY Pedro Santana Lopes, Portuguese politician, former Prime Minister
29th of June 1956 BIRTHDAY Pedro Guerrero, Dominican baseball player
29th of June 1956 BIRTHDAY Nick Fry, CEO of Mercedes GP Formula One team
29th of June 1957 BIRTHDAY Maria Conchita Alonso, Cuban-Venezuelan singer and actress
29th of June 1957 BIRTHDAY Michael Nutter, American politician
29th of June 1957 BIRTHDAY Robert Forster, Australian singer-songwriter (The Go-Betweens)
29th of June 1958 BIRTHDAY Jeff Coopwood, American actor, broadcaster and singer
29th of June 1958 BIRTHDAY Rosa Mota, Portuguese marathon runner
29th of June 1961 BIRTHDAY Greg Hetson, American guitarist (Bad Religion, Circle Jerks)
29th of June 1961 BIRTHDAY Kimberlin Brown, American actress
29th of June 1961 BIRTHDAY Sharon Lawrence, American actress
29th of June 1962 BIRTHDAY Amanda Donohoe, British actress
29th of June 1962 BIRTHDAY George Zamka, American astronaut
29th of June 1963 BIRTHDAY Khalid El-Masri, German-born suspected terrorist
29th of June 1963 BIRTHDAY Anne-Sophie Mutter, German violinist
29th of June 1964 BIRTHDAY Stedman Pearson, British singer (Five Star)
29th of June 1965 BIRTHDAY Tripp Eisen, American guitarist (Static-X)
29th of June 1965 BIRTHDAY Panagiotis Karatzas, Greek basketball player
29th of June 1966 BIRTHDAY John Part, Canadian darts player
29th of June 1966 BIRTHDAY Yoko Kamio, Japanese manga artist
29th of June 1967 BIRTHDAY Seamus McGarvey, Irish cinematographer
29th of June 1967 BIRTHDAY Murray Foster, Canadian bassist and double-bassist (Moxy Fruvous, Great Big Sea)
29th of June 1967 BIRTHDAY Jeff Burton, American racing driver
29th of June 1967 BIRTHDAY Melora Hardin, American actress and singer
29th of June 1968 BIRTHDAY Judith Hoag, American actress and acting teacher
29th of June 1968 BIRTHDAY Theoren Fleury, Canadian ice hockey player
29th of June 1969 BIRTHDAY Claude Bechard, Canadian politician
29th of June 1969 BIRTHDAY Ilan Mitchell-Smith, American actor
29th of June 1969 BIRTHDAY Pavlos Dermitzakis, Greek footballer and football manager
29th of June 1969 BIRTHDAY Toru Hashimoto, Japanese politician
29th of June 1970 BIRTHDAY Mike Vallely, American skateboarder
29th of June 1970 BIRTHDAY Emily Skinner, American actress and singer
29th of June 1971 BIRTHDAY Kaitlyn Ashley, American pornographic actress
29th of June 1971 BIRTHDAY Matthew Good, Canadian singer (Matthew Good Band)
29th of June 1971 BIRTHDAY Anthony Hamilton, English snooker player
29th of June 1972 BIRTHDAY Samantha Smith, American activist (d. 1985)
29th of June 1972 BIRTHDAY Nawal Al Zoghbi, Lebanese singer
29th of June 1973 BIRTHDAY George Hincapie, American cyclist
29th of June 1976 BIRTHDAY Bret McKenzie, New Zealand comedian, actor and multi-instrumentalist (Flight of the Conchords)
29th of June 1976 BIRTHDAY Daniel Carlsson, Swedish rally driver
29th of June 1977 BIRTHDAY Sotiris Liberopoulos, Greek footballer
29th of June 1977 BIRTHDAY Zuleikha Robinson, English actress
29th of June 1978 BIRTHDAY Sam Farrar, American bassist (Phantom Planet)
29th of June 1978 BIRTHDAY Nicole Scherzinger, American singer (Pussycat Dolls) and actress
29th of June 1979 BIRTHDAY Abz Love (formerly known as Abs Breen), English DJ and singer (Five)
29th of June 1979 BIRTHDAY Matthew Bode, Australian Rules football player
29th of June 1979 BIRTHDAY Marleen Veldhuis, Dutch swimmer
29th of June 1979 BIRTHDAY Bar?s Akarsu, Turkish singer and actor (d. 2007)
29th of June 1980 BIRTHDAY Katherine Jenkins, Welsh mezzo soprano
29th of June 1980 BIRTHDAY Mel Peachey, British television personality
29th of June 1980 BIRTHDAY Martin Truex Jr, American race car driver
29th of June 1981 BIRTHDAY Joe Johnson, American basketball player
29th of June 1981 BIRTHDAY Nino, Greek singer
29th of June 1981 BIRTHDAY Nicolas Vuyovich, Argentine racing driver (d. 2005)
29th of June 1983 BIRTHDAY Aundrea Fimbres, American singer (Danity Kane)
29th of June 1984 BIRTHDAY Han Ji-hye, South Korean actress and model
29th of June 1984 BIRTHDAY Derek Lee Rock, American drummer (Melee, Suburban Legends)
29th of June 1984 BIRTHDAY Christopher Egan, Australian actor
29th of June 1985 BIRTHDAY Quintin Demps, American football player
29th of June 1986 BIRTHDAY Iya Villania, Filipino actress
29th of June 1987 BIRTHDAY Luke McLean, Australian-born Italian rugby player
29th of June 1987 BIRTHDAY Ana Free, Portuguese singer-songwriter
29th of June 1987 BIRTHDAY Yasuka Saitou, Japanese actor
29th of June 1988 BIRTHDAY Becky Jane Taylor, English singer
29th of June 1988 BIRTHDAY Ever Banega, Argentine footballer
29th of June 1990 BIRTHDAY Yann M'Vila, French footballer
29th of June 1992 BIRTHDAY Adam Sevani, American actor and dancer
29th of June 1993 BIRTHDAY George Sampson, English dancer and actor
29th of June 0226 DEATH Cao Pi, Emperor of the Kingdom of Wei (Born 187)
29th of June 1059 DEATH Bernard II, Duke of Saxony (Born c. 995)
29th of June 1252 DEATH King Abel of Denmark (Born 1218)
29th of June 1315 DEATH Ramon Llull, Spanish philosopher (Born 1235)
29th of June 1509 DEATH Lady Margaret Beaufort, mother of Henry VII of England (Born 1443)
29th of June 1725 DEATH Arai Hakuseki, Japanese writer and politician (Born 1657)
29th of June 1744 DEATH Andre Campra, French composer (Born 1660)
29th of June 1764 DEATH Ralph Allen, English businessman and politician (Born 1693)
29th of June 1852 DEATH Henry Clay, U.S. Senator (Born 1777)
29th of June 1855 DEATH John Gorrie, American physician, scientist, inventor and humanitarian (Born 1802)
29th of June 1861 DEATH Elizabeth Barrett Browning, English poet (Born 1806)
29th of June 1873 DEATH Michael Madhusudan Dutt, Bengali poet (Born 1824)
29th of June 1875 DEATH Emperor Ferdinand I of Austria (Born 1793)
29th of June 1895 DEATH Thomas Henry Huxley, English biologist (Born 1825)
29th of June 1900 DEATH Ivan Mikheevich Pervushin, Russian mathematician (Born 1827)
29th of June 1907 DEATH Konstantinos Volanakis, Greek painter (Born 1837)
29th of June 1919 DEATH Jose Gregorio Hernandez Venezuelan physician (Born 1864)
29th of June 1921 DEATH Otto Seeck German classical historian (Born 1850)
29th of June 1931 DEATH Neree Beauchemin, Quebec poet (Born 1850)
29th of June 1933 DEATH "Fatty" Arbuckle, American actor (Born 1887)
29th of June 1935 DEATH Jack O'Neill, American baseball player (Born 1873)
29th of June 1940 DEATH Paul Klee, Swiss painter (Born 1879)
29th of June 1941 DEATH Ignacy Jan Paderewski, Polish pianist and composer (Born 1860)
29th of June 1942 DEATH Paul Troje, German politician (Born 1864)
29th of June 1949 DEATH Themistoklis Sophoulis, Greek politician (Born 1860)
29th of June 1951 DEATH Aimilios Veakis, Greek actor (Born 1884)
29th of June 1958 DEATH Charles Spencelayh, English painter (Born 1865)
29th of June 1960 DEATH Frank Patrick, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (Born 1885)
29th of June 1964 DEATH Eric Dolphy, American jazz saxophonist and clarinetist (Born 1928)
29th of June 1967 DEATH Jayne Mansfield, American actress (Born 1933)
29th of June 1967 DEATH Primo Carnera, Italian boxer (Born 1906)
29th of June 1969 DEATH Shorty Long, American singer (Born 1940)
29th of June 1969 DEATH Moise Tshombe, Congolese politician (Born 1919)
29th of June 1973 DEATH German Valdes, Mexican actor (Born 1915)
29th of June 1975 DEATH Tim Buckley, American singer-songwriter (Born 1947)
29th of June 1977 DEATH Magda Lupescu, wife of King Carol II of Romania (Born 1895)
29th of June 1978 DEATH Bob Crane, American actor (Born 1928)
29th of June 1979 DEATH Lowell George, American country-rock singer (Born 1945)
29th of June 1982 DEATH Pierre Balmain, French fashion designer (Born 1914)
29th of June 1982 DEATH Henry King, American film director (Born 1886)
29th of June 1990 DEATH Irving Wallace, American author and screenwriter (Born 1916)
29th of June 1992 DEATH Mohammed Boudiaf, President of Algeria (Born 1919)
29th of June 1993 DEATH Hector Lavoe, Puerto Rican singer (Born 1946)
29th of June 1994 DEATH Kurt Eichhorn, German conductor (Born 1908)
29th of June 1995 DEATH Lana Turner, American actress (Born 1921)
29th of June 1997 DEATH William Hickey, American actor (Born 1927)
29th of June 1998 DEATH Horst Jankowski, German pianist (Born 1936)
29th of June 1999 DEATH Allan Carr, American film producer (Born 1937)
29th of June 2000 DEATH Vittorio Gassman, Italian actor (Born 1922)
29th of June 2002 DEATH Rosemary Clooney, American singer and actress (Born 1928)
29th of June 2002 DEATH Francois Perier, French actor (Born 1919)
29th of June 2002 DEATH Ole-Johan Dahl, Norwegian computer scientist (Born 1931)
29th of June 2003 DEATH Katharine Hepburn, American actress (Born 1907)
29th of June 2004 DEATH Bernard Babior, American biochemist (Born 1935)
29th of June 2006 DEATH Randy Walker, American football coach (Born 1954)
29th of June 2006 DEATH Fabian Bielinsky, Argentine film director (Born 1959)
29th of June 2006 DEATH Lloyd Richards, American actor and director (Born 1919)
29th of June 2007 DEATH Edward Yang, Taiwanese film director (Born 1947)
29th of June 2007 DEATH Joel Siegel, American film critic (Born 1943)
29th of June 2008 DEATH Don S. Davis, American actor and artist (Born 1942)
29th of June 2009 DEATH Joe Bowman, American sharpshooter, Hollywood consultant, bootmaker and showman (Born 1925)

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