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 This day in History - June 29
382 Historic Events for June 29
1975

Mathew Gates, Baldock Engld, dance skater (and Chalom-1995 Nat Jr champ)

Birth
1975

Jerry Verno, actor (River of Unrest, Ourselves Alone), dies at 79

Death
1975

3rd du Maurier Golf Classic (Peter Jackson Classic): JoAnne Carner

Event
1975

8.10" (20.57 cm) of rainfall, Litchville No Dakota (state 24-hr rec)

Event
1976

Sandhya Chib, Miss Universe-India (1996)

Birth
1976

Seychelles gains independence from Britain

Event
1976

Leonora Summers, entertainer, dies

Death
1977

Anton D Hildebrand, children's book writer (Monus), dies at 70

Death
1977

Tania Joy Gibson, Lake Barrington Ill, Miss America-Illinois (1997)

Birth
1977

Sharon Cripps, Australian 100m/200m (Olympics-96)

Birth
1977

Supreme Court rules out death penalty for rapists of adults

Event
1977

Willie Stargell hits his 400th career HR

Event
1978

Bob Crane, actor (Hogan's Heroes), murdered at 59

Death
1978

VP Walter F Mondale begins trip to Mid-East

Event
1979

Ben Barnett, cricketer (4 Tests for Australia 1938), dies

Death
1979

San Diego Chicken reborn at Jack Murphy Stadium

Event
1979

"Moonraker" premieres in US

Event
1979

Lowell George, rocker (Mothers of Invention, Little Feat), dies at 34

Death
1980

"Sweeney Todd" closes at Uris Theater NYC after 557 performances

Event
1980

Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Sarah Coventry Golf Tournament

Event
1981

Hu Yaobang succeeds Hua Guofeng as leader of China PR

Event
1981

Mohammed Hussein Beheshti, Iran ayatollah/politician, murdered

Death
1981

Bomb attack on headquarters of Islamic Party in Teheran, 72 killed

Event
1982

Henry King, director, dies at 86

Death
1982

Gerard[us PM] Knuvelder, literature historian (Anthology), dies

Death