Today in History June 29: From Sachin Tendulkar Creating ODI World Record to Apple First iPhone Launch, list of Important events today

28 Jun, 2022
Today in History June 29: From Sachin Tendulkar Creating ODI World Record to Apple First iPhone Launch, list of Important events today

This Day in History: According to the Gregorian calendar, June 29 is the 180th day of the year and the 181st day of a leap year.

On this day let’s see some important events and anniversaries. We have compiled a list of some monumental events that happened all around the world on 29 June as well as the birthdays of famous people.


Major Events Happened on this Day


P. C Mahalanobis Birthday

Born on thai dsy in 1893, Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis was an Indian scientist and statistician. He is remembered for the Mahalanobis distance, a statistical measure, and for being one of the members of the first Planning Commission of free India. He made pioneering studies in anthropometry in India. His birth annievrdary is observed as the National statistical Day in India. 


Michael Madhusudan Dutt Death Anniversary

Michael Madhusudan Datta, Datta also spelled Dutt died on June this day in 1873, Calcutta, India. He was a poet and dramatist, the first great poet of modern Bengali literature. His most significant composition, Meghnadbadh (1861), an epic on the theme of Ramya, Brajangana (1861), a cycle of lyrics on the theme of Rdh-Ka, and Birangana (1862), a collection of 21 epistolary poems modelled after Ovid's Heroides, are among his poetic works. Tilottamasambhab (1860), a narrative poem on the tale of Sunda and Upasunda.


National Statistics Day of India

The 29th of June is recognised as National Statistics Day each year. This year's National Statistics Day 2022 is observed on June 29. National Statistics Day is a day dedicated to educating young people about the value of statistics in the development of socio-economic plans and public policy. Prof. Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis also referred to as Prof. P C Mahalanobis, is honoured on this day. For his contributions to the development of statistical methods and economic planning in the post-independent age, Prof. P C Mahalanobis is remembered on this day. It is practised every single year. In this post, we'll examine the history, significance, and ways to recognise and celebrate National Statistics Day in 2022.


Sachin Tendulkar Made a World Record

On this day in 2007, Sachin Tendulkar completed 15,000 ODI runs, in the second match of the Future Cup against South Africa. India won the match by six wickets. He became the first batsman in the history of cricket to register 15,000 ODI runs.


Delhi was given full sovereignty and statehood

On this day in 1998, The government agreed to award Delhi full sovereignty and statehood and create three new states: Uttaranchal, Vananchal, and Chattisgarh.


Globe Theatre Fire

On this day in 1613, The Globe Theatre in London was destroyed by fire during a performance of “Henry VIII.” London's Globe Theatre was destroyed by fire. During a performance of William Shakespeare's Henry VIII, the accident happened. 


Apple First IPhone Launched

On this day in 2007, Apple Inc.'s first mobile “smartphone,” the iPhone, went on sale, and it revolutionized the industry.


Prince Edward Islands Discovered

On this day in 1534, French mariner Jacques Cartier “discovered” Prince Edward Island off the coast of what is now Canada.



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