1. In 2018, the largest wildfire in California's history at the time, the Thomas Fire, was finally declared 100% contained on June 29th after burning for over six months.
2. On June 29, 2010, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a bill making California the first state in the US to ban plastic bags. The ban took effect in 2014 and has since been adopted by several other states.
3. In 1927, the famous Chinese-American actor and martial artist Bruce Lee was born in San Francisco, California. Lee would go on to become a cultural icon and a legend in the world of martial arts and cinema.
4. On June 29, 1956, the famous Disneyland amusement park opened its doors for the first time in Anaheim, California. Walt Disney's revolutionary theme park would go on to become one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world.
5. In 1995, the San Francisco 49ers officially retired the jersey of quarterback Joe Montana on June 29th. Montana is widely considered one of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history, winning four Super Bowl titles with the 49ers.
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