29th June

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2003 Katharine Hepburn dies Katharine Hepburn dies in Old Saybrook, Connecticut.
1997 Mike Tyson disqualified Mike Tyson is disqualified from the boxing ring for biting off part of Evander Holyfield's ear.
1995 NASA docks with Mir The space shuttle Atlantis docks with the Soviet space station Mir.
1992 President Mohammed Boudiaf shot dead The Algerian president Mohammed Boudiaf is shot dead by a member of the Islamic Salvation Front
1986 Football World Cup Argentina beat West Germany 3-2 in the football World Cup final in Mexico City.
1958 Football World Cup Brazil beat Sweden 5-2 in the football World Cup final in Stockholm.
1956 Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller marry Playwright Arthur Miller marries film actress Marilyn Monroe.
1901 Paris to Berlin race Frenchman Henri Fournier wins the 750 mile Paris to Berlin motor race
1899 Cricket Test Match The first cricket Test Match takes place between England and Australia at Headingley.

 

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On This Day - 29th June