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 French then this day of the week in French is mardi.
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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.
- 1534Jacques Cartier is the first European to reach Prince Edward Island.
- 1613The Globe Theatre in London, England burns to the ground.
- 1864Ninety-nine people are killed in Canada’s worst railway disaster near St-Hilaire, Quebec.
- 1880France annexes Tahiti.
- 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.
- 1974Mikhail Baryshnikov defects from the Soviet Union to Canada while on tour with Bolshoi Ballet.
- 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?
- 1746Joachim Heinrich Campe, German writer and linguist (d. 1818)
- 1879Zsigmond Móricz, Hungarian writer (d. 1942)
- 1910Burgess Whitehead, American baseball player (d. 1993)
- 1912José Pablo Moncayo, Mexican composer (d. 1958)
- 1943Little Eva, American singer (d. 2003)
- 1944Gary Busey, American actor
- 1954Júnior, Brazilian footballer
- 1969Toru Hashimoto, Japanese politician
- 1985Quintin Demps, American football player
- 1992Adam Sevani, American actor and dancer
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