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Daily Calendar for Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Died

  • Henry Clay (politician) –
  • Peter Jones (first native Methodist missionary to Ojibwa) –
  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning (poet) –
  • Fatty Arbuckle (actor) –
  • Jayne Mansfield (actress) –
  • Lana Turner (actress) –
  • Rosemary Clooney (singer) –
  • Katharine Hepburn (actress) –
  • Joel Siegel (film critic) –

Born

  • Dr. William Mayo (surgeon and founder of the Mayo Clinic) –
  • Frank Loesser (composer) –
  • Slim Pickens (actor) –
  • Harmon Killebrew (baseball player) –
  • Gary Busey (actor) –
  • Richard Lewis (comedian & actor) –
  • Leslie Browne (ballerina) –
  • Kimberlin Brown (actress) –
  • Martin Truex Jr. (race car driver) –

Events

  • Townshend Revenue Acts passed by British parliament, establishing duties on tea, glass, paint, oil, lead, and paper imported into American colonies–
  • San Francisco was founded–
  • Last stone placed for second lighthouse to be built at Minot’s Ledge, Massachusetts–
  • Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado, containing prehistoric cliff dwellings, established by an act of Congress–
  • Bill Haley and His Comets reached the top of the pop music charts with Rock Around the Clock”“–
  • The Rooms cultural facility opened in St. John’s in Newfoundland and Labrador–

Weather

  • Lake Havasu City, Arizona, had a temperature of 128 degrees F–
  • Residents in Monticello, Florida, sweltered in record-breaking 109F heat.–
  • Hurricane Alice dumped 27 inches of rain on the lower Rio Grande Valley in Texas–
  • The Livingston (Alberta) Ranger Station received 44 inches of snow, making the record for the largest summer snowfall recorded in Canada–

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