On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 2006

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Famous Deaths

  • Fabián Bielinsky, Argentinean film director (b. 1959)
  • Jim McNab, Scottish footballer, dies at 66
  • Lloyd Richards, Canadian-American theaterical director (Joe Turner’s Come and Gone), dies at 87
  • Randy Walker, American football coach (b. 1954)