June 29 in History
What happened on June 29 in history?
A chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on june 29 in history. Historical facts of the day in the areas of military, politics, science, music, sports, arts, entertainment and more. Discover what happened on june 29 in history.
Israel invades Lebanon.
U.S. troops pull out of Cambodia.
Israel removes barricades, re-unifying Jerusalem.
The U.S. Air Force bombs fuel storage facilities near Hanoi, North Vietnam.
The Soviet Union sends tanks to Poznan, Poland, to put down anti-Communist demonstrations.
The United States invites the Soviet Union to the Korean peace talks on a ship in Wonsan Harbor.
President Harry S. Truman authorizes a sea blockade of Korea.
Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado, and Olympic National Park, Washington, are founded.
Siam’s army seizes Bangkok and announces an end to the absolute monarchy.
Fascists in Rome add an hour to the work day in an economic efficiency measure.
An earthquake ravages Santa Barbara, California.
The Ukraine proclaims independence from Russia.
Russian troops intervene as riots erupt in ports all over the country, leaving many ships looted.
The British government officially protests Belgian atrocities in the Congo.
Professor Frederick Treves performs the first appendectomy in England.
France annexes Tahiti.
Union forces, falling back from Richmond, fight at the Battle of Savage’s Station.
The British parliament passes the Townshend Revenue Act, levying taxes on America.
Massachusetts declares itself an independent commonwealth.
Ferdinand III of Castile and Leon take Cordoba in Spain.