June 29: Day of the Week
June 29, 2019 is the 180th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 185 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.
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Here’s the June calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Cancer is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Pearl is the modern birthstone for this month. Moonstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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June 29 Historical Event(s)
- 1194Sverre is crowned King of Norway.
- 1534Jacques Cartier is the first European to reach Prince Edward Island.
- 1613The Globe Theatre in London, England burns to the ground.
- 1880France annexes Tahiti.
- 1888George Edward Gouraud records Handel’s Israel in Egypt onto a phonograph cylinder, thought for many years to be the oldest known recording of music.
- 1914Jina Guseva attempts to assassinate Grigori Rasputin at his home town in Siberia.
- 1927First test of Wallace Turnbull’s controllable pitch propeller.
- 1945Carpathian Ruthenia is annexed by the Soviet Union.
- 1976The Seychelles become independent from the United Kingdom.
- 2009Yemenia Flight 626 crashes into the Indian Ocean, killing 152 people and leaving schoolgirl Bahia Bakari as the sole survivor.
Who were born on June 29?
- 1863Wilbert Robinson, American baseball player and hall-of-famer (d. 1934)
- 1866Mykhailo Hrushevsky, Ukrainian statesman (d. 1934)
- 1921Harry Schell, American racecar driver (d. 1960)
- 1928Ian Bannen, Scottish actor (d. 1999)
- 1929Oriana Fallaci, Italian journalist and writer (d. 2006)
- 1930Viola Léger, Acadian-Canadian actress
- 1939Alan Connolly, Australian cricketer
- 1940Vyacheslav Artyomov, Russian composer
- 1963Khalid El-Masri, German-born suspected terrorist
- 1967Seamus McGarvey, Irish cinematographer
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