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Monday June 29, 2020

June 29: Day of the Week

June 29, 2020 was the 181st day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 185 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.

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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)

  • 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.
  • 1880
    France annexes Tahiti.
  • 1888
    George Edward Gouraud records Handel’s Israel in Egypt onto a phonograph cylinder, thought for many years to be the oldest known recording of music.
  • 1889
    Hyde Park and several other Illinois townships vote to be annexed by Chicago, forming the largest United States city in area and second largest in population.
  • 1916
    The Irish Nationalist and British diplomat Sir Roger Casement is sentenced to death for his part in the Easter Rising.
  • 1950
    The United States defeats England during the 1950 FIFA World Cup.
  • 1956
    The Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956 is signed, officially creating the United States Interstate Highway System.
  • 1974
    Isabel 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.
  • 2006
    Hamdan v. Rumsfeld: The U.S. Supreme Court rules that President George W. Bush’s plan to try Guantanamo Bay detainees in military tribunals violates U.S. and international law.

Who were born on June 29?

  • 1398
    King John II of Aragon (d. 1479)
  • 1596
    Emperor Go-Mizunoo of Japan (d. 1680)
  • 1911
    Bernard Herrmann, American film composer (d. 1975)
  • 1920
    Ray Harryhausen, American filmmaker
  • 1924
    Ezra Laderman, American composer
  • 1933
    Bob Shaw, baseball player
  • 1969
    Pavlos Dermitzakis, Greek footballer and football manager
  • 1973
    George Hincapie, American cyclist
  • 1979
    Barış Akarsu, Turkish singer and actor (d. 2007)
  • 1990
    Yann M'Vila, French footballer

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