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What Happened on June 29

June 29 - List of Other Events in the world
Year Events
1194 Sverre was crowned King of Norway on this day.
1644 At the Battle of Cropredy Bridge, Charles I of England defeated a Parliamentarian detachment.
1864 Ninety-nine people lost their lives in one of Canada's worst railway disaster near St-Hilaire in Quebec.
1880 Tahiti was annexed by France on this day.
1914 Jina Guseva made an assassination attempt on Grigori Rasputin at his home town in Siberia.
1926 On this day, Arthur Meighen returned to office as the Prime Minister of Canada.
1927 The first test of Wallace Turnbull's controllable-pitch propeller took place on this day.
1928 On this day, the Outerbridge Crossing and Goethals Bridge in Staten Island in New York were opened.
1945 The Soviet Union annexed Carpathian Ruthenia.
1956 The Federal Aid Highway Act of 1956 was signed. The Act officially created the United States Interstate Highway System.
1974 Isabel Perón became the first female President of Argentina.
1975 The first prototype of Apple I computer was tested by Steve Wozniak.
1976 The Seychelles gained independence from the United Kingdom.
1995 At least 501 people were killed and 937 injured when the Sampoong Department Store collapsed in the Seocho District of Seoul, South Korea.
2007 Apple Inc. released its first mobile phone, the iPhone.
2012 At least 22 people were killed and millions were left without power when a derecho struck the eastern United States
2014 On this day, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant self-declared its caliphate in Syria and northern Iraq.

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