June 29: Day of the Week
June 29, 2021 is the 180th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 185 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.
Hey! How’s your lovelife today? Get a free love reading with the most frank answers. Start to seize love opportunities in your life! Try it today and improve your lovelife. Did I mention it’s F-R-E-E? (Sponsored link; 18+ only)
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.
Holy Toledo! Did you know that coffee and word games are an excellent combination to sharpen your vocabulary? Let’s give it a quick spin. Within 30 seconds, how many words can you think of from these letters WUFPAIAVFBYOR? Check your answers here: Unscramble words WUFPAIAVFBYOR. (Sponsored by WordFinder.Cafe)
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.
- 1534Jacques Cartier is the first European to reach Prince Edward Island.
- 1864Ninety-nine people are killed in Canada’s worst railway disaster near St-Hilaire, Quebec.
- 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”.
- 1928The Outerbridge Crossing and Goethals Bridge in Staten Island, New York are both opened.
- 1950The United States defeats England during the 1950 FIFA World Cup.
- 1974Isabel Perón 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.
- 1995Space Shuttle program: STS-71 Mission (Atlantis) docks with the Russian space station Mir for the first time.
- 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?
- 1136Petronilla, Queen of Aragon (d. 1173)
- 1482Maria of Aragon, Spanish-born wife of King Manuel I of Portugal (d. 1517)
- 1596Emperor Go-Mizunoo of Japan (d. 1680)
- 1925Hale Smith, American composer and editor (d. 2009)
- 1945Chandrika Kumaratunga, President of Sri Lanka
- 1954Rick Honeycutt, American baseball player
- 1973George Hincapie, American cyclist
- 1979Marleen Veldhuis, Dutch swimmer
- 1982Dusty Hughes, American baseball player
- 1987Yasuka Saitou, Japanese actor
Now try another date like anniversaries, birthdays of someone you know or any other date that is special to you. Don’t forget to share the info to your friends, loved ones or social media followers. Who knows, they might appreciate and thank you for it.