June 29: Day of the Week
June 29, 2021 was the 180th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 185 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.
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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)
- 226Cao Pi dies after an illness; his son Cao Rui succeeds him as emperor of the Kingdom of Wei.
- 1534Jacques Cartier is the first European to reach Prince Edward Island.
- 1613The Globe Theatre in London, England burns to the ground.
- 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.
- 1874Greek 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.
- 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.
- 1916The Irish Nationalist and British diplomat Sir Roger Casement is sentenced to death for his part in the Easter Rising.
- 1922France grants 1 km² at Vimy Ridge “freely, and for all time, to the Government of Canada, the free use of the land exempt from all taxes”.
- 1976The Seychelles become independent from the United Kingdom.
- 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?
- 1880Ludwig Beck, German general (d. 1944)
- 1906Ivan Chernyakhovsky, Russian general (d. 1945)
- 1910Frank Loesser, American composer (d. 1969)
- 1912José Pablo Moncayo, Mexican composer (d. 1958)
- 1914Rafael Kubelík, Czech conductor (d. 1996)
- 1925Giorgio Napolitano, Italian politician, 11th President of the Republic
- 1939Lo Lieh, Hong Kong martial artist and actor (d. 2002)
- 1957María Conchita Alonso, Cuban-Venezuelan singer and actress
- 1964Stedman Pearson, British singer (Five Star)
- 1972Samantha Smith, American activist (d. 1985)
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