29 June

29 June

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about June 29th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about June 29th in history!

Global Celebrations

  • International Day of the Tropics
  • National Statistics Day
  • National Camera Day
  • International Mud Day
  • National Waffle Iron Day
  • National Almond Butter Crunch Day
  • International Day of the Tropics

Historic Events

2015: SpaceX rocket explodes shortly after launch. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded about two minutes after launching from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Sunday in 2015.

2007: Apple released the first iPhones for sale.

2007: Apple released the first iPhones for sale.

On this day, exactly 15 years ago, the first iPhone was launched back in January 2007. Apple began selling its first iPhone after months of then CEO Steve Job’s iconic launch event for a product that would change history!

1995: The American space shuttle Atlantis docks with the Russian space station Mir to form the largest man-made satellite ever to orbit the Earth in 1995.

1989: A student movement leader speaking at Tiananmen Square, during the student-led demonstrations – in 1989

A student movement leader speaking at Tiananmen Square, during the student-led demonstrations – in 1989

1960: Demonstrators protested against Congolese National Movement leader Patrice Lumumba, describing him as a Communist, and asking for Catholic missionaries to leave the Équateur province. Belgian Congo, June 29, 1960

Demonstrators protesting against Congolese National Movement leader Patrice Lumumba, descriing him as a Communist, and asking for Catholic missionaries to leave the Équateur province. Belgian Congo, June 29, 1960

1942: Remains of a downed Bf-109 inside the city of Stalingrad. Russia 1942

Remains of a downed Bf-109 inside the city of Stalingrad. Russia 1942

1915: French Trench Raiders in WW1

French Trench Raiders in WW1

Famous Birthdays

  • Nicole Scherzinger.
  • Kawhi Leonard.
  • Melora Hardin.

Heartbreaking Deaths

  • Steve Ditko.
  • Paul Smith.
  • Henry Clay.

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