1942, 29 June - World War II: North Africa
Il Duce, Benito Mussolini, arrives in Tripoli, Libya. A second aircraft has been used to deliver his white Arab charger on which it is planned he will make a triumphal entrance into Cairo.
1969, 29 June
Moïse Kapenda Tshombe, Congo (Zaïre, now Democratic Republic of the Congo) independence leader, mastermind of the Katanga secession, and prime minister of Congo from 10 Jul 1964 to 13 Oct 1965 (representing CONAKAT, Confederation of Tribal Associations of Katanga), dies at age 49. (Born 10 November 1919.)
1976, 29 June
Flight 139, an Air France A-300B Airbus hijacked from Athens on 26 June, arrives at Entebbe, Uganda. Hijackers demand release of 53 PLO prisoners in return for the 256 hostages.