On This Day: June 29th

This is 181st day of the year and 185 days remain in the year.

in history
London's Globe Theatre burned down during a performance of Shakespeare's Henry VIII.
The British Parliament approved the Townshend Acts.
The Supreme Court ruled in Furman v. Georgia that the death penalty could constitute "cruel and unusual" prompting some states to revise their laws.
The shuttle Atlantis and the Russian space station Mir docked, forming the largest man-made satellite ever to orbit Earth.
Actress Katharine Hepburn died.
June 29 Birthdays
Julia Clifford Lathrop1858–1932, American social worker and administrator, born in Rockford, Illinois, graduated Vassar, 1880.
Antoine de Saint Exupéryaviator
Slim Pickenscowboy
George Ellery Haleastronomer
James Van Der Zeephotographer
George Goethalsengineer

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