June 29: Day of the Week
June 29, 2020 is the 181st day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 185 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.
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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.
- 1149Raymond of Poitiers is defeated and killed at the Battle of Inab by Nur ad-Din Zangi.
- 1194Sverre is crowned King of Norway.
- 1444Skanderbeg defeats an Ottoman invasion force at Torvioll.
- 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.
- 1880France annexes Tahiti.
- 1916The Irish Nationalist and British diplomat Sir Roger Casement is sentenced to death for his part in the Easter Rising.
- 1995Space Shuttle program: STS-71 Mission (Atlantis) docks with the Russian space station Mir for the first time.
- 2002Naval clashes between South Korea and North Korea lead to the death of six South Korean sailors and sinking of a North Korean vessel.
Who were born on June 29?
- 1849Pedro Montt, President of Chile (d. 1910)
- 1903Alan Blumlein, English electronics engineer (d. 1942)
- 1911Bernard Herrmann, American film composer (d. 1975)
- 1929Oriana Fallaci, Italian journalist and writer (d. 2006)
- 1941Margitta Gummel, German shot putter
- 1949Ann Veneman, American politician
- 1957María Conchita Alonso, Cuban-Venezuelan singer and actress
- 1965Panagiotis Karatzas, Greek basketball player
- 1979Marleen Veldhuis, Dutch swimmer
- 1981Fernando Alonso, Spanish Formula One driver
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