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July 29th is the 210th day of the year (211th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 155 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about July 29th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on July 29th
1805 Alexis de Tocqueville (political thinker, historian)
1883 Benito Mussolini (Italian dictator)
1905 Dag Hammarskjöld (UN Secretary General 1953-1961)
1923 Jim Marshall (businessman - founder of Marshall Amplification)
1936 Elizabeth Dole (US politician)
1942 Tony Sirico (actor)
1953 Geddy Lee (singer, musician - Rush)
1956 Viv Anderson (soccer player)
1970 Andi Peters (TV presenter, producer, journalist, voice-over artist, voice actor)
1972 Wil Wheaton (actor)
1973 Stephen Dorff (actor)
July 29th in History
1836 Arc de Triomphe inaugurated in Paris.
1890 Vincent Van Gogh dies, after shooting himself two days earlier.
1921 Adolf Hitler becomes leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party.
1957 International Atomic Energy Agency established.
1958 USA creates National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
1973 Greece votes in a referendum to abolish the monarchy.
1981 Lady Diana Spencer marries British heir to the throne, Prince Charles.
2005 Astronomers announce the discovery of the dwarf planet Eris.
July 29th is also
National Anthem Day (Romania)
Saint Olav's (King Olaf II of Norway) Day (Faroe Islands, formerly also Norway and other Scandanavian countries) - Patron Saint of Norway
Feast of Saint Olaf (Catholicism)
Feast of Saint Martha (Catholicism)
People born on July 29th are Leo
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