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This Day in History: June 29

History: What Happened Today?

  1. In 1776, the Virginia State Constitution was adopted, and Patrick Henry was the First Governor. Also, the Mission Dolores was founded near San Francisco Bay.
  2. In 1927, the first flight from the West Coast arrives in Hawaii.
  3. In 1939, the Dixie Clipper completes first commercial plane flight to Europe
  4. In 1950, the United States beats England 1-0 in a World Cup soccer game. (Their next win in was to be in 1994.)
  5. In 1995, the American space shuttle Atlantis docks with the Russian space station Mir to form the largest man-made satellite ever to orbit the Earth.
  6. In 2007, Apple's iPhones went on sale for the first time!
  7. Famous Birthdays: Antoine Saint-Exupery (writer), Fred Grandy (actor and US Congressman), Dan Dierdorf (football player,

For famous birthdays and other daily events in history, visit our Daily Dose Activities.

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For more history resources on Internet 4 Classrooms, visit our Social Studies and History index. For Pre K-8th Grade Level History and Social Studies Resources, visit our Grade Level Index.



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