29 June
29 June

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 that of the IAS Exam.

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 29th June. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days


Important Events

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.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1893 – Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis, Indian economist and statistician (d. 1972)

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, Indian poet and playwright (b. 1824)

2011 – K. D. Sethna, Indian poet, scholar, writer, philosopher, and cultural critic (b. 1904)

Futher Reading

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