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Friday June 29, 2018

June 29: Day of the Week

June 29, 2018 was the 180th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 185 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.

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Here’s the June calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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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)

  • 1194
    Sverre is crowned King of Norway.
  • 1644
    Charles I of England defeats a Parliamentarian detachment at the Battle of Cropredy Bridge, the last battle won by an English King on English soil.
  • 1807
    Russo-Turkish War: Admiral Dmitry Senyavin destroys the Ottoman fleet in the Battle of Athos.
  • 1850
    Autocephaly officially granted by the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople to the Church of Greece.
  • 1864
    Ninety-nine people are killed in Canada’s worst railway disaster near St-Hilaire, Quebec.
  • 1874
    Greek 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.
  • 1945
    Carpathian Ruthenia is annexed by the Soviet Union.
  • 1974
    Mikhail Baryshnikov defects from the Soviet Union to Canada while on tour with Bolshoi Ballet.
  • 1995
    The Sampoong Department Store collapses in the Seocho-gu district of Seoul, South Korea, killing 501 and injuring 937.
  • 2002
    Naval 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?

  • 1798
    Willibald Alexis, German historical novelist (d. 1871)
  • 1844
    Peter I, King of Serbia, founding father of Yugoslavia (d. 1921)
  • 1879
    Benedetto Aloisi Masella, Italian cardinal (d. 1970)
  • 1906
    Ivan Chernyakhovsky, Russian general (d. 1945)
  • 1923
    Chou Wen-chung, Chinese-born American composer
  • 1939
    Amarildo Tavares da Silveira, Brazilian footballer
  • 1953
    Colin Hay, Scottish-Australian guitarist and singer (Men at Work)
  • 1958
    Ralf Rangnick, German football manager
  • 1972
    Samantha Smith, American activist (d. 1985)
  • 1991
    Suk Hyun-Jun, South Korean footballer

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