Historical Events on June 29 (Part 2)

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2006 Hamdan v. Rumsfeld: The U.S. Supreme Court rules that President George W. Bush's plan to try Guantanamo Bay detainees in military tribunals violates U.S. and international law.

43rd US President George W. Bush
43rd US President
George W. Bush
  • 2007 Two car bombs are found in the heart of London at Picadilly Circus.

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2007 Enya receives an honorary doctorate from the National University of Ireland, Galway

Singer-Songwriter Enya
Singer-Songwriter
Enya
  • 2008 Thomas Beatie, the world's first pregnant man, gives birth to a daughter
  • 2008 UEFA European Championship: Spain defeat Germany 1-0 in Vienna

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2008 Glastonbury music festival in England; Leonard Cohen the highlight singing ""Hallelujah"

Singer-songwriter and writer Leonard Cohen
Singer-songwriter and writer
Leonard Cohen
  • 2009 Financier Bernard Madoff sentenced to 150 years in prison, US maximum, for conducting massive Ponzi scheme
  • 2012 16 Naxalite Maoist insurgents in India are killed by police
  • 2012 Three bombs in Balid, Iraq, kill 6 people and injure 45
  • 2012 15,000 Japanese anti-nuclear protesters blockade the Japanese Prime Minister's office in Tokyo

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2014 Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi announces establishment of worldwide "caliphate" at the Great Mosque of al-Nuri in Mosul, Iraq

Leader of Islamic State Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
Leader of Islamic State
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
  • 2015 Beijing Times reports 30% of the Great Wall of China has disappeared due to natural forces and stealing of bricks
  • 2016 US Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter lifts Pentagon's ban on transgendered people serving in the US armed forces
  • 2017 Vatican treasurer Cardinel George Pell charged with historic sexual offences in Victoria, Australian
  • 2017 Mihai Tudose confirmed as Romanian Prime Minister, by parliament, succeeding Sorin Grindeanu
  • 2017 Battle for Mosul: Iraqi forces retake destroyed Great Mosque of al-Nuri from Islamic State - symbolic site where their leader declared a "caliphate"
  • 2017 Kylie Jenner and Kendall Jenner apologize and remove t-shirts from sale featuring Tupac Shakur and others, after accused of exploiting their legacies