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 This day in History - June 29
382 Historic Events for June 29
1949

Walter Giffen, cricketer (brother of George, 3 Tests), dies

Death
1949

US troops withdraw from Korea after WW II

Event
1950

West Indies beat England by 326 runs thanks Ramadhin and Valentine

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1950

US beats England 1-0 in a world cup soccer game (next win in 1994)

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1952

1st aircraft carrier to sail around Cape Horn-Oriskany

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1952

7th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Louise Suggs

Event
1953

Jules van Nuffel, composer, dies at 70

Death
1953

XETV TV channel 6 in Tijuana-San Diego, CA (IND) begins broadcasting

Event
1953

Billy Hinsche, rocker

Birth
1953

Colin Hay, Scotland, rock vocalist (Men At Work)

Birth
1953

Don Dokken, heavy metal rocker (Dokken-Alone Again)

Birth
1953

Rosa Mota, Port marathoner (Olympic-gold-1988)

Birth
1954

Rick Honeycutt, Chattanooga TN, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)

Birth
1954

Atomic Energy Comm voted against reinstating Dr J Robert Oppenheimer

Event
1955

Max Pechstein, German painter/graphic artist (Oceania), dies at 73

Death
1955

Argentine state of siege ends

Event
1955

Charles J Precourt, Waltham Mass, astronaut (STS 55, 71, 84, sk:91)

Birth
1956

Johan[nes F] Bakker Jr, actor, dies at 62

Death
1956

Federal interstate highway system act signed

Event
1956

Charles Dumas, makes 1st high jump over 7' (2.13 m)-LA, Calif

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1956

PM Drees refuses resignation of queen Juliana (Greet Hofmans)

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1957

Maria Conchita Alonso, Cuba, actress (Moscow on the Hudson)

Birth
1957

12th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls

Event
1957

Malenkov, Molotov, Kaganowitsj and Sjepilov leave USSR communist party

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1958

Brazil beats Sweden 5-2 in soccer's 6th World Cup at Stockholm

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