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)
- 1149Raymond of Poitiers is defeated and killed at the Battle of Inab by Nur ad-Din Zangi.
- 1644Charles I of England defeats a Parliamentarian detachment at the Battle of Cropredy Bridge, the last battle won by an English King on English soil.
- 1659At the Battle of Konotop the Ukrainian armies of Ivan Vyhovsky defeat the Russians led by Prince Trubetskoy.
- 1807Russo-Turkish War: Admiral Dmitry Senyavin destroys the Ottoman fleet in the Battle of Athos.
- 1850Autocephaly officially granted by the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople to the Church of Greece.
- 1864Ninety-nine people are killed in Canada’s worst railway disaster near St-Hilaire, Quebec.
- 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.
- 1928The Outerbridge Crossing and Goethals Bridge in Staten Island, New York are both opened.
- 1974Mikhail Baryshnikov defects from the Soviet Union to Canada while on tour with Bolshoi Ballet.
- 1995The Sampoong Department Store collapses in the Seocho-gu district of Seoul, South Korea, killing 501 and injuring 937.
Who were born on June 29?
- 1844Peter I, King of Serbia, founding father of Yugoslavia (d. 1921)
- 1863Wilbert Robinson, American baseball player and hall-of-famer (d. 1934)
- 1921Reinhard Mohn, German businessman (d. 2009)
- 1929Oriana Fallaci, Italian journalist and writer (d. 2006)
- 1966Yoko Kamio, Japanese manga artist
- 1967Seamus McGarvey, Irish cinematographer
- 1972Samantha Smith, American activist (d. 1985)
- 1976Daniel Carlsson, Swedish rally driver
- 1980Katherine Jenkins, Welsh mezzo soprano
- 1986José Manuel Jurado, Spanish footballer
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