Important Events Of June 29th.

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

disease.

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.

Source:Collection.

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