On This day 29th June

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)