What happend on 29.06 in history
1995The NASA Space Shuttle Atlantis docks with the Russian Mir space station for the first time.
1986Argentina wins the 1986 World Cup
1976The Seychelles became independent from the United Kingdom.
1950United States defeats England 1-0 in the 1950 World Cup. For details, please see England v United States (1950).
1945Carpathian Ruthenia was annexed by Soviet Union
1937Joseph-Armand Bombardier of Canada receives patent for sprocket and track traction system used in snow vehicles.
1933Italian boxer Primo Carnera knocked out American Jack Sharkey to become the heavyweight champion of the world.
1927First test of Wallace Turnbull's variable-pitch propeller.
1925Canada House opens in London, England.
1922France grants 1 kmÂ² at Vimy Ridge "freely, and for all time, to the Government of Canada, the free use of the land exempt from all taxes".
1914Jina Guseva attempts to assassinate Grigori Rasputin at his home town in Siberia.
1905Moonlight Graham makes his only major league baseball appearance, in a game between the New York Giants and the Brooklyn Superbas but gets no at-bat.
1895Doukhobors burn their weapons as a protest against conscription by the Tsarist Russian government.
1891United States National Forest Service is organized.
1880France annexes Tahiti
1864Ninety-nine people killed in Canada's worst railway disaster near St-Hilaire, Quebec.
1863George Custer is appointed as a U.S. Union brigadier-general
1850Coal discovered on Vancouver Island.
1786Alexander Macdonnell and over five hundred Catholic highlanders leave Scotland to settle in Glengarry County, Ontario.
1749New Governor, Charles de la RaliÃ¨re Des Herbiers, arrives at Isle Royale (Cape Breton Island).
1613The Globe Theatre in London, England burns to the ground.