29 June It Happened Today

1603  London’s Globe Theatre burns to the ground.

1801  The first national census is carried out in Great Britain.

1901  Birth of American actor Nelson Eddy.

1940  Death of Swiss artist Paul Klee.

1941  Death of Polish pianist Jan Paderewski.

1967  American actress Jayne Mansfield is killed in a car crash.

1986  Argentina win the football World Cup, beating West Germany 3-2.

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