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June 29th, 2008 (June 29 2008)EventThomas Beatie, the world s first pregnant man, gives birth to a daughter.
June 29th, 2007 (June 29 2007)EventTwo car bombs are found in the heart of London at Picadilly Circus.
June 29th, 2007 (June 29 2007)EventiPhone is released in the U.S.
June 29th, 2006 (June 29 2006)EventHamdan 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.George W. Bush Quotes
June 29th, 2002 (June 29 2002)EventNaval clashes between South Korea and North Korea lead to the death of six South Korean sailors and sinking of a North Korean vessel.
June 29th, 2002 (June 29 2002)EventU.S. Vice President Dick Cheney, serves as Acting President for two and a half hours, while President George W. Bush undergoes a colonoscopy procedure.George W. Bush Quotes
June 29th, 1995 (June 29 1995)EventSpace Shuttle program: STS-71 Mission (Atlantis docks with the Russian space station Mir for the first time.)
June 29th, 1995 (June 29 1995)EventThe Sampoong Department Store collapses in the Seocho-gu district of Seoul, South Korea, killing 501 and injuring 937.
June 29th, 1976 (June 29 1976)EventThe Seychelles become independent from the United Kingdom.
June 29th, 1974 (June 29 1974)EventIsabel Peron 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.
June 29th, 1972 (June 29 1972)EventThe U.S. Supreme Court rules the death penalty could constitute "cruel and unusual punishment".
June 29th, 1956 (June 29 1956)EventThe Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956 is signed, officially creating the United States Interstate Highway System.
June 29th, 1945 (June 29 1945)EventCarpathian Ruthenia was annexed by Soviet Union.
June 29th, 1937 (June 29 1937)EventJoseph-Armand Bombardier of Canada receives patent for sprocket and track traction system used in snow vehicles.
June 29th, 1927 (June 29 1927)EventFirst test of Wallace Turnbull s Controllable pitch propeller.
June 29th, 1926 (June 29 1926)EventArthur Meighen returns to office as Prime Minister of Canada.
June 29th, 1925 (June 29 1925)EventCanada House opens in London, England.
June 29th, 1922 (June 29 1922)EventFrance grants 1 km? at Vimy Ridge "freely, and for all time, to the Government of Canada, the free use of the land exempt from all taxes."
June 29th, 1916 (June 29 1916)EventSir Roger Casement, Irish Nationalist and British diplomat is sentenced to death for his part in the Easter Rising.
June 29th, 1914 (June 29 1914)EventJina Guseva attempts to assassinate Grigori Rasputin at his home town in Siberia.
June 29th, 1895 (June 29 1895)EventDoukhobors burn their weapons as a protest against conscription by the Tsarist Russian government.
June 29th, 1891 (June 29 1891)EventStreet railway in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, commences operation.
June 29th, 1888 (June 29 1888)EventFirst (known) recording of classical music made, Handel s Israel in Egypt on wax cylinder.
June 29th, 1880 (June 29 1880)EventFrance annexes Tahiti.
June 29th, 1874 (June 29 1874)EventGreek 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.
June 29th, 1864 (June 29 1864)EventNinety-nine people are killed in Canada s worst railway disaster near St-Hilaire, Quebec.
June 29th, 1850 (June 29 1850)EventCoal is discovered on Vancouver Island.
June 29th, 1850 (June 29 1850)EventAutocephaly Officially Granted by the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople to The Church of Greece.
June 29th, 1786 (June 29 1786)EventAlexander Macdonell and over five hundred Roman Catholic highlanders leave Scotland to settle in Glengarry County, Ontario.
June 29th, 1749 (June 29 1749)EventNew Governor, Charles de la Raliere Des Herbiers, arrives at Isle Royale (Cape Breton Island).
June 29th, 1659 (June 29 1659)EventThe Russians, led by prince Trubetskoy are defeated by the Ukrainian armies of Ivan Vyhovsky in the Battle of Konotop.
June 29th, 1644 (June 29 1644)EventCharles I of England defeats a Parliamentarian detachment at the Battle of Cropredy Bridge, the last battle won by an English King on English soil.
June 29th, 1613 (June 29 1613)EventThe Globe Theatre in London, England burns to the ground.
June 29th, 1534 (June 29 1534)EventJacques Cartier makes the European discovery of Prince Edward Island.
June 29th, 1194 (June 29 1194)EventSverre is crowned King of Norway.
June 29th, 1149 (June 29 1149)EventRaymond of Antioch is defeated and killed at the Battle of Inab by Nur ad-Din.
June 29th, 0512 (June 29 0512)EventA solar eclipse is recorded by a monastic chronicler in Ireland.

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