Wednesday, September 28, 2022 (Week 39)

July 29 in History

What happened on July 29 in history?

A chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on july 29 in history. Historical facts of the day in the areas of military, politics, science, music, sports, arts, entertainment and more. Discover what happened on july 29 in history.

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2005
Astronomers announce the discovery of dwarf planet Eris, leading the International Astronomic Union to clarify the definition of a planet.
1996
A US federal court strikes down the child protection portion of the 1996 Communications Decency Act, calling it too broad.
1990
The Boston Red Sox hit 12 doubles in a game, setting a major league record.
1981
Prince Charles marries Lady Diana.
1945
After delivering parts of the first atomic bomb to the island of Tinian, the U.S.S. Indianapolis is sunk by a Japanese submarine. The survivors are adrift for two days before help arrives.
1921
Adolf Hitler becomes the president of the Nationalist Socialist German Workers’ Party (Nazis).
1915
U.S. Marines land at Port-au-Prince to protect American interests in Haiti.
1875
Peasants in Bosnia and Herzegovina rebel against the Ottoman army.
1862
Confederates are routed by Union guerrillas at Moore’s Mill, Missouri.
1858
Japan signs a treaty of commerce and friendship with the United States.
1848
A rebellion against British rule is put down in Tipperary, Ireland.
1830
Liberals led by the Marquis de Lafayette seize Paris in opposition to the king’s restrictions on citizens’ rights.
1693
The Army of the Grand Alliance is destroyed by the French at the Battle of Neerwinden.
1603
Bartholomew Gilbert is killed in Virginia by Indians, during a search for the missing Roanoke colonists.
1602
The Duke of Biron is executed in Paris for conspiring with Spain and Savoy against King Henry IV of France.
1588
The Spanish Armada is sighted off the coast of England.