June 29, 2016
Today is 181st day of the year
186 days remain until the new year

Births Today

  • 1577 - "Peter Paul Rubens, English artist"
  • 1861 - "William James Mayo, American physician"
  • 1868 - "George Hale, American astronomer"
  • 1901 - "Nelson Eddy, American singer & actor"
  • 1928 - "Ian Bannen, Actor"
  • 1942 - "Charlotte Bingham, Novelist"
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events today

  • 1801 - The first census in Britain took place
  • 1868 - The Press Association was founded
  • 1905 - The first meeting of the Automobile Association (AA) was held
  • 1943 - "During World War 2, American forces landed in New Guinea"
  • 1949 - A strike by British dock workers began
  • 1960 - The BBC opened its present TV Centre in London
  • 1967 - "Jayne Mansfield, the American film actress, died"
  • 1971 - The Soyuz 11 spacecraft docked with the Salyut 1 spacestation for 22 days
  • 1976 - Plane hijackers in Uganda demanded freedom for PLO prisoners
  • 1992 - "The United Nations took control of Sarajevo airport, Yugoslavia"
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