JUNE 29 ~ ON THiS DAY in History

1888 – Squizzy Taylor the Australian gangster was born on the 29th June 1888 (died 1927).

1900 – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry the French writer was born on the 29th June 1900 (died 1944). Antoine de Saint-Exupéry was best known his novella The Little Prince (Le Petit Prince) and also for writing Wind, Sand and Stars and Night Flight.

1953 – Colin Hay the Scottish-Australian singer and guitarist from Men at Work was born on the 29th June 1953.

1957 – Robert Forster the Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist from The Go-Betweens was born on the 29th June 1957.

1976 – The Seychelles became independent from the United Kingdom on the 29th June 1976.

View of Victoria, the capital city of Seychelles, where Prince William & Kate Middleton had beach honeymoon on a private island in May 2011 ( photo by Esskay from Wikipedia)
View of Victoria, the capital city of Seychelles, where Prince William & Kate Middleton had a beach honeymoon on a private island in May 2011 ( photo by Esskay from Wikipedia)

1995 – Space Shuttle programSTS-71 Mission (Atlantis) docked with the Russian space station Mir on the 29th June 1995, for the first time.

2007 – Apple Inc. released its 1st mobile phone, the iPhone on the 29th June 2007.

Today in History for June 29th ~ video presented by the Associated Press… 

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