June 29th is the day we celebrate Camera Day as well as Waffle Iron Day.
We’ve reached the 181st day of the year. There are 185 days remaining until the end of the year.
The month isn’t over yet and we have so many historical events, celebrity births and deaths and everything in-between to share with you right here!
Did you know that on this day in 1613, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London was destroyed by a fire? The fire started from a cannon shot as part of a performance.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about June 29th in history!
What memorable events happened on June 29 in history? Keep reading to find out!
Drake’s album “Scorpion” was released.
The album covered two discs and had 25 tracks. The first one was mostly hip hop, while the second had a mix of R&B and pop.
The first-generation Apple iPhone went on sale.
The Commissioners of Customs Act was passed in the US.
The act essentially changed import and customs laws in the US by creating a new Customs Board for all the North American colonies. This also meant that new higher taxes would be brought in on goods arriving by ship. The uproar caused by this event led to the Boston Massacre.
Is today your birthday? If so, you share the same birthday with Camila Mendes. Here are a few other famous people born on this day.
29 years old
45 years old
41 years old
New York, USA
79 years old
Every day brings a new quote – here are the most renowned quotes spoken or written on June 29th in history.
Nobody deserves your tears, but whoever deserves them will not make you cry.
Gabriel García Márquez
Looking for a reason to celebrate? Well, here’s a few! These unique holidays are sure to bring some enjoyment to your day.
National Waffle Iron Day
The best part about today is it’s celebrated by eating waffles! The world’s first waffle irons were seen in western Europe in the 14th century, and even then, they had elaborate designs! Waffle irons have come a long way since then, and making waffles is now easier than ever.
National Camera Day
Today is the one day of the year when we really bring everything into focus. That’s because June 29 is National Camera Day! This annual special holiday is the perfect day to grab your camera (or your phone), get out there, and take lots of photos!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
Snakes can help predict earthquakes. They can sense a coming earthquake from 75 miles away, up to five days before it happens.
Birthday & Zodiac
People who were born on this day share the Cancer star sign.
Cancers tend to have excellent listening skills and show a genuine interest in people. Because of this, Cancers generally do well as therapists, bodyworkers, and energy healers.
For all of you who were born in June, your allocated birthstone is alexandrite. The alexandrite is unique as it contains both green and red colors. The green provides hope, fertility, and peace, but the red symbolizes power, passion, and sometimes even aggression.
If your birthday falls on this day, you would’ve likely been conceived around October 6 in the previous year.
A baby conceived on June 29th, 2024, will likely be due around March 22nd, 2025.