On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1981

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Bomb attack on headquarters of Islamic Party in Tehran, 72 killed

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Hu Yaobang succeeds Hua Guofeng as Chairman of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China

Paramount Leader of China Hua Guofeng
Paramount Leader of China
Hua Guofeng

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Johnson, American basketball player, born in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Nicolás Vuyovich, Argentine racing driver, born in Orán, Province of Salta, Argentina (d. 2005)

Famous Deaths

  • Mohammed Hussein Beheshti, Iran ayatollah/politician, murdered