Wednesday, July 8, 2020 (Week 28)

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.

1982
Israel invades Lebanon.
1970
U.S. troops pull out of Cambodia.
1967
Israel removes barricades, re-unifying Jerusalem.
1966
The U.S. Air Force bombs fuel storage facilities near Hanoi, North Vietnam.
1955
The Soviet Union sends tanks to Poznan, Poland, to put down anti-Communist demonstrations.
1951
The United States invites the Soviet Union to the Korean peace talks on a ship in Wonsan Harbor.
1950
President Harry S. Truman authorizes a sea blockade of Korea.
1938
Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado, and Olympic National Park, Washington, are founded.
1932
Siam’s army seizes Bangkok and announces an end to the absolute monarchy.
1926
Fascists in Rome add an hour to the work day in an economic efficiency measure.
1925
An earthquake ravages Santa Barbara, California.
1917
The Ukraine proclaims independence from Russia.
1905
Russian troops intervene as riots erupt in ports all over the country, leaving many ships looted.
1903
The British government officially protests Belgian atrocities in the Congo.
1888
Professor Frederick Treves performs the first appendectomy in England.
1880
France annexes Tahiti.
1862
Union forces, falling back from Richmond, fight at the Battle of Savage’s Station.
1767
The British parliament passes the Townshend Revenue Act, levying taxes on America.
1652
Massachusetts declares itself an independent commonwealth.
1236
Ferdinand III of Castile and Leon take Cordoba in Spain.

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