Historical Events For June - 29
Friday, 23 June 2017
1908 On this day in history paul Lebeau, Flemish writer (Last Rose, Xanthippe)
1909 Leroy Anderson, US, composer (Syncopated Clock) on this day in history.
1910 Franc Henry Loesser, US songwriter/composer (Most Happy Fella) on June - 29.
1911 On this day in history freiherr Gautsch von Frankenthurn becomes premier
1911 Bernard Herrmann, NYC, composes film music on June - 29.
1912 On June - 29 john Toland, US, political writer (Rising Sun, Pulitzer 1971)
1913 Beginning of the 2nd Balkan War on this day in history.
1913 2nd Balkan War begins-Bulgaria overthrows Greek/Serbian troops on this day in history.
1914 G Neujmin discovers asteroid #791 Ani on June - 29.
1914 Jina Guseva attempts to assassinate Grigori Rasputin at his home town in Siberia on June - 29.
1914 On June - 29 rafael Kubelik, Bychory Czechoslovakia, conductor (Cornelia Farooli)
1916 On this day in history boeing aircraft flies for first time
1916 On June - 29 boeing aircraft flies for 1st time
1916 On June - 29 david Donaldson, painter
1918 Jack Harkness, rose grower on June - 29.
1919 On June - 29 slim Pickens, Kingsburg Calif, actor (Dr Strangelove, Blazing Saddles)
1920 Ray Harryhausen, movie special effect artist (Clash of Titans) on June - 29.
1921 On June - 29 34th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats E Ryan (62 60)
1922 K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #979 Ilsewa on June - 29.
1922 France grants 1 km² at Vimy Ridge "freely, and for all time, to the Government of Canada, the free use of the land exempt from all taxes." on June - 29.
1922 On this day in history vasko Popa, Yugoslavia/Serbian poet (Heaven is a Side Issue)
1923 On June - 29 chou Wen-Chung, Cheefoo China, composer (Mode of Shang)
1923 Fritz Mauthner, German author/philosopher (skepticism), dies at 73 on June - 29.
1924 Ezra Laderman, NYC, composer (Jacob & the Indians) on June - 29.
1925 Canada House opens in London, England on this day in history.
1925 Cara Williams, Bkln NY, actress (Pete & Gladys, Cara Williams Show) on June - 29.
1926 Carter Woodson wins Springarn Medal for research of Black history on June - 29.
1927 First flight from West Coast arrives in Hawaii on this day in history.
1927 Wallace Turnbull's variable-pitch propeller first tested on an Avro 504 trainer; Rothesay, NB, aeronautical engineer creates one of Canada's great global inventions on this day in history.
1927 1st flight from West Coast arrives in Hawaii on June - 29.
1928 On June - 29 the Outerbridge Crossing and Goethals Bridge in Staten Island, New York both opened.
1928 On this day in history ian Bannen, Airdrie Scotland, actor (Eye of the Needle, Gorky Park)
1929 First high-speed jet wind tunnel completed Langley Field Ca on June - 29.
1929 1st high-speed jet wind tunnel completed Langley Field Ca on June - 29.