Historical Events For June - 29
Wednesday, 13 December 2017
1908 Paul Lebeau, Flemish writer (Last Rose, Xanthippe) on June - 29.
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 Freiherr Gautsch von Frankenthurn becomes premier on June - 29.
1911 Bernard Herrmann, NYC, composes film music on this day in history.
1912 John Toland, US, political writer (Rising Sun, Pulitzer 1971) on this day in history.
1913 Beginning of the 2nd Balkan War on June - 29.
1913 On June - 29 2nd Balkan War begins-Bulgaria overthrows Greek/Serbian troops
1914 On this day in history g Neujmin discovers asteroid #791 Ani
1914 On this day in history jina Guseva attempts to assassinate Grigori Rasputin at his home town in Siberia.
1914 On June - 29 rafael Kubelik, Bychory Czechoslovakia, conductor (Cornelia Farooli)
1916 On this day in history boeing aircraft flies for first time
1916 Boeing aircraft flies for 1st time on this day in history.
1916 On this day in history david Donaldson, painter
1918 Jack Harkness, rose grower on June - 29.
1919 Slim Pickens, Kingsburg Calif, actor (Dr Strangelove, Blazing Saddles) on this day in history.
1920 Ray Harryhausen, movie special effect artist (Clash of Titans) on this day in history.
1921 34th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats E Ryan (62 60) on June - 29.
1922 K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #979 Ilsewa on this day in history.
1922 On this day in history 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."
1922 On this day in history vasko Popa, Yugoslavia/Serbian poet (Heaven is a Side Issue)
1923 On this day in history chou Wen-Chung, Cheefoo China, composer (Mode of Shang)
1923 Fritz Mauthner, German author/philosopher (skepticism), dies at 73 on June - 29.
1924 On this day in history ezra Laderman, NYC, composer (Jacob & the Indians)
1925 On June - 29 canada House opens in London, England.
1925 Cara Williams, Bkln NY, actress (Pete & Gladys, Cara Williams Show) on this day in history.
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 June - 29.
1927 On this day in history 1st flight from West Coast arrives in Hawaii
1928 On this day in history the Outerbridge Crossing and Goethals Bridge in Staten Island, New York both opened.
1928 Ian Bannen, Airdrie Scotland, actor (Eye of the Needle, Gorky Park) on June - 29.
1929 On June - 29 first high-speed jet wind tunnel completed Langley Field Ca
1929 1st high-speed jet wind tunnel completed Langley Field Ca on this day in history.