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 This day in History - June 29
382 Historic Events for June 29
1936

Leonard Lee, US vocalist (Shirley and Lee-Let the Good Times Roll)

Birth
1938

Edmund Falkiner, jazz saxophinist/probation officer

Birth
1938

Billy Storm, singer (Valiants-This is the Night)

Birth
1939

Alan Connolly, cricketer (Australian pace bowler through 60s)

Birth
1939

Dixie Clipper completes 1st commercial plane flight to Europe

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1939

Ron Headley, cricketer (son of George, 2 Tests WI v England 1973)

Birth
1939

4th Dutch govt of Colijn falls

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1940

Anjer (Carnation) Day-anniversary of Prince Bernhard

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1940

US passes Alien Registration Act requiring Aliens to register

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1940

Batman Comics, mobsters rubbed out a circus highwire team known as the Flying Graysons, leaving their son Dick (Robin) an orphan

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1940

Paul Klee, Swiss/German painter/tutor (Modern Art), dies at 60

Death
1940

Louise S Groenman, Dutch MP (D66)

Birth
1940

Viacheslav Artyomov, composer

Birth
1941

Stokeley Carmichael, [Kwame Toure], US, Black Power-activist

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1941

Ignace Jan Paderewski, Polish statesman pianist, dies in NY at 80

Death
1941

Margritta Gummel, German DR, shot putter (Olympic-gold-1968)

Birth
1941

DiMaggio extends hitting streak to 42 breaking Sisler's record

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1942

Bas J van der Vlies, Dutch MP (SGP)

Birth
1942

Dmitri Shostakovitch's 7th Symphony, premieres

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1942

Larry Snyder, jockey

Birth
1943

Roger Ruskin Spear, London Eng, saxophonist (Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band)

Birth
1943

Germany begins withdrawing U-boats from North Atlantic in anticipation of the Allied invasion of Europe

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1943

US forces landed at Nassau Bay, near Salamaua, New Guinea

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1943

Pope Pius XII encyclical Mystic Corporis (mystic body of Christ)

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1944

Collin Peterson, (Rep-D-Minnesota)

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