This Day in History on 29th June
The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including the IAS Exam.
On this page, we will list all historical events that occurred on 29th June. The students can refer to them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.
1801: The first census was carried out in Britain.
1975: Steve Wozniak tested his first prototype of the Apple I computer.
1986: Argentina won the 1986 FIFA World Cup.
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.
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.
2007: Apple Inc. releases its first mobile phone, the iPhone.
2012: A derecho sweeps across the eastern United States, leaving at least 22 people dead and millions without power.
2014: The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant self-declared its caliphate in Syria and northern Iraq.
2020: India banned 59 chinese app including Tiktok and uc browser.
1864: Ashutosh Mukherjee, a prolific Bengali educator, jurist, barrister, and mathematician.
1893: Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis, an Indian scientist, and statistician.
1908: Pratap Singh Rao Gaekwad, the last ruling Maharaja of Baroda.
1936: Buddhadeb Guha, a Bengali fiction writer.
1945: Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga, the fifth President of Sri Lanka.
1993: Harrison Gilbertson, Australian actor
1994: Camila Mendes, American actress and model
1996: Joseph Manu, New Zealand rugby league player
1998: Michael Porter Jr., American basketball player
2006: Sam Lavagnino, American child voice actor
Death/ Death Anniversary
1873: Michael Madhusudan Dutt, a Bengali poet, writer, and dramatist.
1895: Thomas Henry Huxley, an English biologist, and anthropologist.
1966: Damodar Dharmananda Kosambi, an Indian mathematician, statistician, philologist, historian, and polymath.
2011: K. D. Sethna, Indian poet, scholar, writer, philosopher, and cultural critic (b. 1904)