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  1. On June 29, 1995, a department store in Seoul, Korea collapsed, killing 500 people. During construction, the owner insisted on adding an unauthorized 6th floor with a swimming pool. When his engineers protested, they were fired.

  2. Tama (たま, April 29, 1999 – June 22, 2015), a female calico cat who gained fame for being a station master and operating officer at Kishi Station on the Kishigawa Line in Kinokawa, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan.

  3. US senator Mike Gravel on June 29, 1971, despite severe dyslexia, began reading the 4,100 pages of the Pentagon Papers into the Congressional Record, so that it would be widely published.

  4. Silent cinema star, Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, made a comeback after his scandal. In 29 June 1933, he was signed by Warner Bros. to make a feature-length film, and said: "This is the best day of my life." Later that night, he suffered a heart attack and died in his sleep.

  5. Until June 29 1942, the Germans were able to decipher telegrams sent by the US military attache in Egypt, giving Rommel extremely detailed intelligence on British forces and plans

  6. The final shot of the Civil War was shot by the CSS Shenandoah off of the Aleutian Islands on June 22nd, 1865. It finally surrendered in Liverpool, England on November 6th, 1865. 5 months and 29 days after the Civil War ended.

  7. The first recorded Chinese person in Denver was of a man from southern China named "John" dated June 29, 1869. By 1880, a riot had virtually destroyed Chinatown, mainly caused by whites who feared their jobs would be taken by the laborers who moved from California

  8. The SS Edmund Fitzgerald was an American Great Lakes freighter that sank in a Lake Superior storm on November 10, 1975, with the loss of the entire crew of 29. When launched on June 8, 1958, she was the largest ship on North America's Great Lakes

  9. Igor Kostin, the photographer of Chernobyl (first photo taken of the disaster and the liquidators at work on the roof of reactor 3), exposed to very high radiation levels, lived 29 years after the disaster and die in june 2015, at the age of 78... in a car accident.

  10. Senator Mike Gravel (D-AK) was the first lawmaker to enter the Papers into the public record on June 29, 1971.

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Justice moved extremely swift at that time. Surratt was found guilty on June 29, sentenced to death on June 30, and executed by hanging on July 7. She was hung in a gallows with Lewis Powell, David Herold, and Georg Atzerodt.

2,499 US soldiers died on June 6 the first day of the Normandy landings. From D Day until September 1944 29,370 US troops were killed which is more than 4x the number of American deaths in the entirety of the Iraq/Afghanistan wars.

Dick Cheney, under Article XXV of the Constitution, was President of the Untied States for 2 hours and 15 minutes on June 29, 2002.

Dick Cheney was twice the Acting President of the United States when George W. Bush was undergoing colonoscopies on June 29, 2002 and July 21, 2007.

on 29 June 2015, Pluto passed between a distant star and Earth, producing a shadow on Earth near New Zealand that allowed SOFIA, an airborne observatory, to study the atmosphere of Pluto. Results will be made public in July 2016

Dick Cheney twice served as Acting President of the United States while George W. Bush underwent routine colonoscopies. The first he served from 07:09 to 09:24 EDT June 29, 2002 and the second from 07:16 to 09:21 EDT July 21, 2007 totaling for 4 hours and 20 minutes as Acting President.

On 29 June 2015, Pluto passed between a distant star and Earth, producing a shadow on Earth near New Zealand that allowed SOFIA, an airborne observatory, to study the atmosphere of Pluto. Results will be made public in July 2016

When filming began in June 1977, John Travolta was 23, Olivia Newton-John was 28, Stockard Channing was 33, Jeff Conaway was 26, Barry Pearl was 27, Michael Tucci was 31, Kelly Ward was 20, Didi Conn was 25; Jamie Donnelly was 30, Eddie Deezen was 20, and Annette Charles was 29

Joe Delaney running back for the Kansas City Chiefs, who on June 29, 1983 died trying 2 rescue 3 children from drowning in a pond. He was posthumously awarded the Presidential Citizen's Medal. Though the Chiefs haven't officially retired his #37 jersey no one has worn it since his death.

Joe Delaney running back for the Kansas City Chiefs, who on June 29, 1983 died trying 2 rescue 3 children from drowning in a pond. He was posthumously awarded the Presidential Citizen's Medal. Though the Chiefs haven't officially retired his #37 jersey no one has worn it since his death.

On the morning of June 29, 2002, Cheney served as Acting President while Bush was undergoing a colonoscopy.

On June 29, 2002, Vice President Dick Cheney became Acting President from 7:09 to 9:24, while President George W. Bush underwent a sedated colonoscopy.

Dick Cheney served as Acting President of the United States for 2 hours on June 29, 2002, while George W. Bush was undergoing a colonoscopy. He served again as Acting President for 2 hours on July 21, 2007, while Bush was undergoing a medical procedure requiring sedation.

Between 29 June and 3 July 1776, Congress removed about 1/4 of Jefferson's draft of the Deceleration of Independence, including an entire section condemning slavery.