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Events and People Who Made History on June 29

14th Century

1312 - Roman Catholics German King Henry VII crowned
1377 - French invasion fleet lands at Rye England

15th Century

1428 - Jacoba of Bavaria signs cease fire with Philip the Good

16th Century

1529 - Emperor Karel V and Pope Clemens VII sign Treaty of Barcelona
1534 - Jacques Cartier discovers Prince Edward Islands Canada
1540 - English ex chancellor Thomas Cromwell sentenced as heretic

17th Century

1613 - Shakespeare's Globe Theater burns down
1682 - Sofia names herself regent of Russia
1694 - Dutch fleet attacks French grain transports

18th Century

1755 - 515 prominant filipinos baptized as Catholic
1762 - Russian Czar Peter III divorces his wife Catharina II
1767 - British passes Townshend Revenue Act levying taxes on America
1776 - Mission Dolores founded by San Francisco Bay
1776 - Virginia state constitution adopted and Patrick Henry made governor

19th Century

1800 - Free mason lodge establishes in Alkmaar
1822 - Prince Charles Bonaparte marries niece Zenaide Bonaparte
1850 - British ex-premier sir Robert Peel falls off his horse
1854 - Gadsden Purchase (parts of Az, NM) from Mexico for $10 million
1854 - Netherlands allows corporal punishment
1857 - Battle at Chinhat (Indies rebel under Barkat Ahmed beat British)
1858 - Great fire in London harbor
1858 - Treaty of Algun, China cedes north bank of Amur River to Russia
1862 - Day 5 of 7 Days-Battle of Savage's Station, Virginia
1863 - Battle at Westminster Maryland: Federal assault
1863 - George A. Custer (23) appointed Union Brigadier-General
1863 - Lee orders his forces to concentrate near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
1863 - Very 1st First National Bank opens in Davenport, Iowa
1864 - Grand Trunk Railway accident; 100 killed
1867 - Pope Pius IX declares Gorcumse holy martyrs
1880 - France annexes Otaheite (Tahiti)
1881 - Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Diuturnum illud
1891 - National Forest Service organized
1897 - Chicago beats Louisville 36-7 (baseball)
1899 - Brazo River in Texas floods 12 miles wide causing $10 mil damage

20th Century

1903 - British government protests against abuser in Belgian Congo
1904 - 2 prehistoric bones found in Weerdingerveen, Drenthe
1906 - 12th U.S. Golf Open: Alex Smith shoots a 295 at Onwentsia Club Ill
1911 - Freiherr Gautsch von Frankenthurn becomes premier
1913 - 2nd Balkan War begins-Bulgaria overthrows Greek/Serbian troops
1916 - Boeing aircraft flies for 1st time
1921 - 34th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats E Ryan (62 60)
1926 - Carter Woodson wins Springarn Medal for research of Black history
1927 - 1st flight from West Coast arrives in Hawaii
1929 - 1st high-speed jet wind tunnel completed Langley Field Ca
1929 - 31.1 degrees C (88 degrees F) hoogste temperatuur op deze dag in De Bilt
1929 - Mexico and Vatican sign Concord
1931 - 109 degrees F (43 degrees C), Monticello, Florida (state record)
1931 - Pope Pius XI encyclical on Nun abbiamo bisogno Mussolini
1932 - U.S.S.R. and China sign no attack treaty
1933 - Primo Carnera KOs Jack Sharkey in 6 for heavyweight boxing title
1936 - Empire State Building emanates high definition TV-343 lines
1936 - Pope Pius XI encyclical to U.S. bishops "On motion pictures"
1939 - 4th Dutch government of Colijn falls
1939 - Dixie Clipper completes 1st commercial plane flight to Europe
1940 - Anjer (Carnation) Day-anniversary of Prince Bernhard
1940 - Batman Comics, mobsters rubbed out a circus highwire team known as the Flying Graysons, leaving their son Dick (Robin) an orphan
1940 - U.S. passes Alien Registration Act requiring Aliens to register
1941 - DiMaggio extends hitting streak to 42 breaking Sisler's record
1942 - Dmitri Shostakovich's 7th Symphony, premieres
1943 - Germany begins withdrawing U-boats from North Atlantic in anticipation of the Allied invasion of Europe
1943 - Pope Pius XII encyclical Mystic Corporis (mystic body of Christ)
1943 - U.S. forces landed at Nassau Bay, near Salamaua, New Guinea
1944 - German counter attack at Caen
1944 - Nazi Paul Touvier shoots 7 Jews dead
1944 - Rommel and von Rundstedt travel to Berchtesgaden
1944 - Soviet Armys join in Bobroesjk
1944 - U.S. 7th army corp conquers Cherbourg
1945 - 20.6 cm rainfall at Litchville North Dakota (state record)
1945 - Ruthenia, formerly in Czechoslovakia, becomes part of Ukrainian SSR
1946 - "Are You with It?" closes at Century Theater New York City after 264 performances
1946 - "Billion Dollar Baby" closes at Alvin Theater New York City after 219 performances
1946 - Black Sabbath-Brits arrest 2700 Jews in Palestine as alleged terrorist
1946 - British mandatory government of Palestine arrests 100 leaders of Yishnuv
1947 - 2nd U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betty Jameson
1947 - Yankees beat Senators 3-1 starting a 19 game win streak
1949 - South Africa begins implementing apartheid; no mixed marriages
1949 - U.S. troops withdraw from Korea after WW II
1950 - U.S. beats England 1-0 in a world cup soccer game (next win in 1994)
1950 - West Indies beat England by 326 runs thanks Ramadhin and Valentine
1952 - 1st aircraft carrier to sail around Cape Horn-Oriskany
1952 - 7th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Louise Suggs
1953 - XETV TV channel 6 in Tijuana-San Diego, California (IND) begins broadcasting
1954 - Atomic Energy Commission voted against reinstating Dr. J Robert Oppenheimer
1955 - Argentine state of siege ends
1956 - Charles Dumas, makes 1st high jump over 7' (2.13 m)-LA, California
1956 - Federal interstate highway system act signed
1956 - Prime Minister Drees refuses resignation of queen Juliana (Greet Hofmans)
1957 - 12th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls
1957 - Malenkov, Molotov, Kaganowitsj and Sjepilov leave U.S.S.R. Communist Party
1958 - Brazil beats Sweden 5-2 in soccer's 6th World Cup at Stockholm
1959 - Pope John XXIII 1st encyclical "On truth, unity, and peace, in charity"
1960 - Joyce Ziske wins LPGA Western Golf Open
1960 - KYA-AM in San Francisco changes call letters to KDBQ (for 2 weeks)
1961 - Launch of Transit 4a, with 1st nuclear power supply (SNAP-3)
1961 - Willie Mays is 4th major leaguer with 3 or more home runs twice in a season
1962 - 1st flight Vickers (British Aerospace) VC-10 long-range airliner
1962 - Frank Howard, hits the 5,000th Dodger home run
1962 - John F. Kennedy dines with premier MacMillan in London
1963 - Beatles' 1st song "From Me to You" hits U.K. charts
1963 - "Little Me" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater New York City after 257 performances
1963 - SVB, Students Unions, established under Barrel Regtien
1964 - 1st draft of Star Trek's pilot "Cage" released
1964 - Civil Rights Act of 1964 passed after 83-day filibuster in Senate
1965 - USAF Captain Joseph Henry Engle reaches 85,530 m in X-15
1966 - In the Vietnam War, U.S. planes bombed Hanoi and Haiphong for 1st time
1966 - KBSC (now KVEA) TV channel 52 in Corona-Los Angeles, California begins
1966 - U.S. bombs fuel storage facilities near North Vietnamese cities
1967 - Israel removes barricades, re-unifying Jerusalem
1967 - Keith Richards is sentenced to 1 year in jail on drugs charge
1968 - "Tip-Toe Thru' The Tulips With Me" by Tiny Tim peaks at #17
1969 - 1st Jewish worship service at White House
1969 - 24th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Donna Caponi Young
1969 - On Billy Williams Day in Chicago, the Cubs outfielder passes Stan Musial's NL record for consecutive games played (896)
1970 - U.S. ends 2 month military offensive into Cambodia
1971 - Rolling Stones Mick Jagger and Keith Richards sentenced on drug offense
1971 - Soyuz 11 docks with Salyut 1 for 22 days
1972 - Supreme Court rules (5-4) that Death Penalty is cruel and unusual
1972 - U.S.S.R. launches Prognoz 2 into earth orbit (549/200,000 km)
1975 - 3rd du Maurier Golf Classic (Peter Jackson Classic): JoAnne Carner
1975 - 8.10" (20.57 cm) of rainfall, Litchville No Dakota (state 24-hour rec)
1976 - Seychelles gains independence from Britain
1977 - Willie Stargell hits his 400th career home run
1978 - Vice President Walter F. Mondale begins trip to Mid-East
1979 - "Moonraker" premieres in U.S.
1979 - San Diego Chicken reborn at Jack Murphy Stadium
1980 - Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Sarah Coventry Golf Tournament
1980 - "Sweeney Todd" closes at Uris Theater New York City after 557 performances
1981 - Bomb attack on headquarters of Islamic Party in Teheran, 72 killed
1981 - Hu Yaobang succeeds Hua Guofeng as leader of China PR
1982 - Voting Rights Act of 1965 extended
1983 - Angel Cordero wins his 5,000th horse races
1983 - Challenger flies back to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB
1984 - Orel Hershiser begins string of making every sched start until 1990
1984 - Pete Rose plays in record 3,309th game, surpassing Carl Yastrzemski
1984 - U.S.S.R. offers to start talking about banning SDI
1985 - NASA launches Intelsat VA
1985 - STS-51-F vehicle moves to launch pad
1986 - Argentina becomes world champion soccer team (3-2 against W-Germany)
1986 - Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic
1986 - Sparky Anderson is 1st to win 600 games as manager in both leagues
1987 - Phil's Steve Bedrosian is 1st to record 12 saves in 12 attempts
1987 - Yankees blow 11-4 lead but trailing 14-11 Dave Winfield's 8th inning grand slammer beats Toronto 15-14; Mattingly also grand slams
1988 - Emmy 15th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 9th time
1989 - Emmy 16th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 10th time
1989 - Susan Lucci loses daytime emmy for 10th straight year
1990 - A's Dave Stewart no-hits Blue Jays and Dodger's Fernando Valenzuela no-hits St. Louis 6-0, 1st time no-hitters in both leagues
1990 - Marla Maples father sues National Enquirer for $12M
1990 - New York Mets tie their team career high 11 game win streak
1991 - 6.0 earthquake hits southern California
1991 - Britain's Nick Brown, 591st rank beats 10th-seeded Goran Ivanisevic 4-6, 6-3, 7-6, 6-3 in 2nd round at Wimbledon
1991 - "Jackie Mason - Brand New" closes at Neil Simon New York City after 216 performances
1992 - 2 earthquakes including 7.4 hits southern California
1992 - A's Dennis Eckersley sets record of 26th straight save of season
1992 - NHL decides Eric Lindross goes to Flyers instead of Rangers
1992 - "Salome" opens at Circle in Sq Theater New York City for 9 performances
1994 - Socialist, Tomiichi Murayama, elected premier of Japan
1994 - U.S. reopens Guantanamo Naval Base to process refugees
1995 - George Foreman loses IBF boxing title, refused to fight Axel Schulz
1995 - Memphis Mad Dogs 1st CFL game (vs Calgary Stampeders)
1996 - Andrea Leah Plummer, of Tennessee, crowned 39th America's Junior Miss
1996 - Superman's Action Comic #1 (1938) auctioned at Sotheby at $61,900
1997 - 18th U.S. Seniors Golf Open: Graham Marsh
1997 - "American Daughter" closes at Cort Theater New York City after 88 performances
1997 - Greg Norman wins PGA St. Jude Classic
1997 - "London Assurance" closes at Criterion Theater New York City after 72 performances
1997 - Michelle McGann wins ShopRite LPGA Classic
1997 - Progress M-35 Soyuz Launch (Russia)
1997 - Tyrenda Williams, 18, of Alabama, crowned 40th America's Junior Miss


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