1)Feast of St. Peter and St.Paul.
St. Peter was a patron of the fisherman and
St. Paul was known for his hand crafts. Both
were martyred on the same day leading to
celebration of these two Saints on the same day.
They are celebrated on June 29th with Christians
all over the world celebrating this day as the Feast
of St. Peter and St. Paul.
2)European Scleroderma Day. The great Swiss artist
Paul Klee died on this day in 1940 of scleroderma.
Scleroderma is a chronic connective tissue disease,
generally classified as one of the autoimmune rheumatic
3)Death anniversary of Michael Madhusudan Dutt (1873),
a Bengali poet and playwright. He was called as ”Father
of Bengali Sonnet”. He was born on 25th January 1824.
4)Birthday of Ashutosh Mukherjee (1864). He was a prolific
educator, lawyer and the first vice chancellor of the University
of Calcutta. In 1904, he was appointed as judge of the Bengali
High Court.Because of his self respect, courage and high
academic integrity, he was known as the ”Tiger of Bengal”.
He was the father of Shyam Prasad Mukherjee, a politician
and founder of ”Bharathiya Jana Sangha”.He died on 25th may 1924.
5)International Mud Day.
It is a day to celebrate mud pies, puddle jumping
and all the glories of good old mud.
6) World Industrial Design Day.
First declared in 2007, on the occasion of Icsid’s
(International Centre for the Settlement of
Investment Dispute-1957) 50th anniversary,
The World Design Day has been established
to promote awareness of the profession of industrial design.