1500s / 16th century history on the 29th of June
1534 : Jacques Cartier became the 1st European to reach Prince Edward Island, Canada.
1800s / 19th century history on the 29th of June
1888 : SQiZZY TAYLOR the Australian gangster was born Joseph Theodore Patrick Leslie Taylor in Brighton, Victoria, Australia (died in 1927 aged 39).
1900s / 20th century history on the 29th of June
1900 : ANTOiNE de SAiNT- EXUPéRY the French writer and pioneering aviator was born Antoine Marie Jean-Baptiste Roger, comte de Saint-Exupéry in Lyon, France (died in 1944 aged 44). He is best known for his book The Little Prince (Le Petit Prince), and aviation writing of the books Wind, Sand and Stars, and Night Flight.Continue reading 29th JUNE ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY