Saturday June 29, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

June 29: Day of the Week

June 29, 2024 is the 181st day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 185 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.

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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.

June 29 Historical Event(s)

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.
1786
Alexander Macdonell and over five hundred Roman Catholic highlanders leave Scotland to settle in Glengarry County, Ontario.
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.
1916
The Irish Nationalist and British diplomat Sir Roger Casement is sentenced to death for his part in the Easter Rising.
1927
First test of Wallace Turnbull’s controllable pitch propeller.
1950
The United States defeats England during the 1950 FIFA World Cup.
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.
1995
Space Shuttle program: STS-71 Mission (Atlantis) docks with the Russian space station Mir for the first time.
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.
2009
Yemenia Flight 626 crashes into the Indian Ocean, killing 152 people and leaving schoolgirl Bahia Bakari as the sole survivor.

Who were born on June 29?

1879
Benedetto Aloisi Masella, Italian cardinal (d. 1970)
1912
John Toland, American historian (d. 2004)
1921
Reinhard Mohn, German businessman (d. 2009)
1928
Radius Prawiro, Indonesian politician (d. 2005)
1941
Stokely Carmichael, Trinidadian-American activist (d. 1998)
1963
Khalid El-Masri, German-born suspected terrorist
1965
Tripp Eisen, American guitarist (Static-X)
1977
Zuleikha Robinson, English actress
1982
Dusty Hughes, American baseball player
1990
Yann M'Vila, French footballer

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