ON THIS DAY: June 29, 2016

June 29th is:camera antique_19th_century

Camera Day

Hug Day

Almond Buttercrunch Day

Waffle Iron Day

International Mud Day

National Holidays from Around the World

international Flags

Switzerland – Feasts of  St. Peter and St. Paul

Italy – Feasts of  St. Peter and St. Paul

Malta – Feasts of  St. Peter and St. Paul

Peru – Feasts of  St. Peter and St. Paul

Seychelles – National Day

On This Day in HISTORY

  • 1504 – Jacques Cartier discovers Prince Edward Island in Canada
  • 1613 – Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre burns down
  • 1767 – British Parliament approves the Townshend Revenue Acts, imposing import                      duties on glass, lead, paint, paper and tea shipped to America.
  • 1880 – France annexes Tahiti
  • 1888 – Professor Frederick Treves performs first appendectomy in England
  • 1953 – The Federal Highway Act authorizes construction of 42,500 miles of freeway
  • 1987 – Vincent Van Gogh’s “Le Pont de Trinquetaille” auctioned for $20.4 million
  • 1995 – Shuttle Atlantis and Mir space station form largest man-made orbiting satellite


Le Pont de Trinquetaille – Vincent Van Gogh

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Nona Blyth Cloud has lived and worked in the Los Angeles area for the past 50 years, spending much of that time commuting on the 405 Freeway. After Hollywood failed to appreciate her genius for acting and directing, she began a second career managing non-profits, from which she has retired. Nona has now resumed writing whatever comes into her head, instead of reports and pleas for funding. She lives in a small house overrun by books with her wonderful husband.
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