On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 2016

Historical Events

  • US Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter lifts Pentagon's ban on transgender people serving in the US armed forces

Famous Deaths

  • Elechi Amadi, Nigerian novelist (The Concubine), dies at 82
  • Rob Wasserman, American jazz and rock double bassist, and composer (RatDog; Duets), dies at 64
2016 Highlights

About June 29, 2016

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 3 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer