Ajax Loader On This Day | 29 June

On this day:

1990: Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) are banned via London Amendment to Montreal Protocol, to protect the ozone layer

2007: Apple releases the first iPhone

Born on this day:

1864: Ashutosh Mukherjee, Bengali educator, jurist, barrister and mathematician described as the “Banglar Bagh” (Tiger of Bengal)

1893: Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis, Indian scientist and applied statistician (Mahalanobis distance). His birthdate is celebrated annually as “National Statistics Day”

1900: Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, French writer of The Little Prince

Gone on this day:

1895: Thomas Henry Huxley, English biologist

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