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 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)
- 1149Raymond of Poitiers is defeated and killed at the Battle of Inab by Nur ad-Din Zangi.
- 1194Sverre is crowned King of Norway.
- 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.
- 1659At the Battle of Konotop the Ukrainian armies of Ivan Vyhovsky defeat the Russians led by Prince Trubetskoy.
- 1807Russo-Turkish War: Admiral Dmitry Senyavin destroys the Ottoman fleet in the Battle of Athos.
- 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”.
- 1926Arthur Meighen returns to office as Prime Minister of Canada.
- 1927First test of Wallace Turnbull’s controllable pitch propeller.
Who were born on June 29?
- 1844Peter I, King of Serbia, founding father of Yugoslavia (d. 1921)
- 1889Willie MacFarlane, Scottish golfer (d. 1961)
- 1921Frédéric Dard, French writer (d. 2000)
- 1925Giorgio Napolitano, Italian politician, 11th President of the Republic
- 1928Ian Bannen, Scottish actor (d. 1999)
- 1928Radius Prawiro, Indonesian politician (d. 2005)
- 1983Aundrea Fimbres, American singer (Danity Kane)
- 1983Jeremy Powers, American cyclist
- 1986Iya Villania, Filipino actress
- 1993George Sampson, English dancer and actor
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