July 29 in History – What happened on 29 July in Past

29 July - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on July 29, the day number in a year is 210 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 211. July 29 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

July 29 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1014Byzantine–Bulgarian Wars-Forces of the Byzantine Empiredefeated troops of the Bulgarian Empire at the Battle of Kleidion in theBelasica Mountains near present-day Klyuch, Bulgaria.
1148The Siege of Damascus ended in a decisive crusader defeat,leading to the disintegration of the Second Crusade.
1655The world's largest town hall opened in Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands.
1786The first newspaper was published in the West's Alleghany, Pitts Gadget.
1836The Arc de Triomphe in Paris, commemorating those who fought and died for France in the French Revolutionary and the Napoleonic Wars,was formally inaugurated.
1858Japan reluctantly signed the Treaty of Amity and Commerce, anunequal treaty giving the United States various commercial anddiplomatic privileges.
1858The US and Japan signed Harris Confederate.
1862American Civil War-Confederate spy Belle Boyd was arrested by Union troops after her lover turned her in.
1876Science organization was established in India.
1899The first Hague Convention, among the first formal statementsof the laws of war and war crimes in international law, was signed.
1899The first motorcycle race was held in New York.
1941During World War II, Germany, the German component, landed its troops on the southern coast of the region to take over China and India.
1947ENIAC, the world's first general-purpose electronic digital computer, was turned on in its new home at the Ballistic Research Laboratory at Aberdeen Proving Grounds.
1949Broadcasting began on British Broadcasting Corporation Radio.
1950Korean War: U.S. Army 7th Cavalry Regiment troops concludedfour days of shootings of civilians, sparked by fears that columns ofrefugees might contain North Korean spies.
1957The United Nations formed the International Atomic Energy Agency IAEA).
1958U.S. President Dwight D. Eisen hower signed the National Aeronautics and Space Act into law, establishing a new federal non-military space agency known as NASA.
1958The US Congress passed a bill to establish its space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
1967Vietnam War-During preparation for another strike in the Gulf of Tonkin, the aircraft carrier USS Forrestal was hit by a series ofchain-reaction explosions caused by an unusual electrical anomaly on itsflight deck, killing 134 sailors and injuring 161 others.
1981A worldwide television audience of over 700 million peoplewatched the wedding of Charles, Prince of Wales and Diana Spencer at StPaul's Cathedral in London.
1981Prince Charles of Britain and Princess Diana were married. At that time around 700 million people saw this royal wedding on TV.
1983The first driverless aircraft \ 'mini \' successfully flew.
1987Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and Sri Lankan PresidentJ.R. Jayewardene signed the Indo-Sri Lanka Accord in an ultimatelyunsuccessful attempt to resolve the ongoing Sri Lankan Civil War.
1993Israeli Court of Appeal overturned (5-0) confidence of John Demjaujuk. It has said that not enough proof he is, Concentration Camp Ivan the Terrible.
1995Carolina Panthers has beaten Jacksonville Jaguars. He beat in their 1st NFL exhibition game 20-14. This was a great success for him.
1996Aruna Asaf Ali, who contributed to the Indian freedom struggle, passed away.
2010The ruins of Airblue Flight 202 have not been rescued due to the monsoon rains. The plane crashed in the Margalla Hills outside Islamabad, Pakistan. It has killed all 152 people onboard.
2010An overloaded passenger ferry capsized on the Kasai River inBandundu Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo, resulting in atleast 80 deaths.
2011To enlarge the debt ceiling the U.S. House of Representatives has voted. But the Senate did not accept this and rejected the measure.
2012A mechanism is identified by Scientists. This will pull Earth-warming carbon deep into the Southern Ocean and locked away. The scientists also claim that this process may be lead to global warming.
2012National patriotism lessons will be introduced in Hong Kong school in China. Thousands protest are planning to do so. They advocated to labeling it Chinese propaganda.
2013A theft nearly 103 million Euros in diamonds and other jewels were made from the Carlton Intercontinental Hotel diamond show in Cannes, France. This is one of the largest jewelry thefts in current years.
2013An Associated Press survey has suggested for signs of deteriorating economic security. It has stated that four out of five U.S. adults are struggling now. They are struggling with joblessness, near-poverty or dependence on welfare for at least parts of their lives.
201310.3 million euros of diamonds were stolen from a French hotel in Cannes.
2014The key Sierra Leone doctor, Dr. Sheik Umar Khan who was fighting against the Ebola virus died. He died after succumbing to the disease.
2014The NCAA has settled a lawsuit regarding concussions. It has paid $70 million to review head injuries for existing and past players of college sports. The finance does not cover treatment, forcing injured players to take legal action their colleges for damages.



Famous Birthdays of July 29:

YearName / Profession / Country
1985Simon Santoso / Badminton Player / Indonesia
1951Susan Blackmore / Psychologist / United Kingdom
1951Dan Driessen / Baseball Player / United States of America
1994Liam O'Brien (ice hockey) / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1918Don Ingalls / Writer / United States of America
1763Philip Charles Durham / Politician / Scotland
1990Elli Avrram / Actress / India
1975Yoshihiro Akiyama / Martial Artist / Japan
1942Doug Ashdown / Writer / Australia
1904Mahasi Sayadaw / Monk / Myanmar (Burma)
1951Dean Pitchford / Actor / United States of America
1970Andi Peters / Actor / United Kingdom
1955Stephen Timms / Politician / United Kingdom
1963Azeem Hafeez / Cricketer / Pakistan
1930Paul Taylor / Dancer / United States of America
1982Janez Aljančič / Footballer / Slovenia
1883Benito Mussolini / Politician / Italy
1985Besart Berisha / Footballer / Albania
1974Josh Radnor / Actor / United States of America
1980John Morris / Rugby Player / Australia
1962Frank Neubarth / Footballer / Germany
1963Hans-Holger Albrecht / Business Man / Germany
1971Andrea Philipp / Sprinter / Germany
1926Robert Kilpatrick / Politician / Scotland
1907Melvin Belli / Lawyer / United States of America
1963Alexandra Paul / Actress / United States of America
1975Jaanus Sirel / Footballer / Estonia
1900Don Redman / Composer / United States of America
1872Eric Alfred Knudsen / Author / United States of America
1974Akram Khan / Choreographer / United Kingdom

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Read in Hindi : 29 जुलाई की प्रमुख ऐतिहासिक घटनाएं

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