June 29 – On This Day In History

29 June

What happened today in history?

  • 1613 – The Globe Theatre in London is destroyed by fire.
  • 1950 – England are beaten by the United States in the 1950 World Cup (soccer).
  • 1974 – Isabel Peron becomes the female President of Argentina.
  • 2007 – The first iPhone is released by Apple.

 

Who was born today?

  • 1980 – Katherine Jenkins – Welsh soprano singer.

 

Who died today?

  • 1520 – Moctezuma II (aka Montezuma) – 9th ruler of Tenochtitlan.
  • 1940 – Paul Klee – Swiss artist.
  • 2003 – Katharine Hepburn – American actress.

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