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July 29 – A Day as Today | Discover what happened A day like Today in the World: Who was born on July 29? Who died on July 29? What is celebrated on July 29? Historical events of July 29 in Dorian’s Secrets: The Eternal Youth Magazine!

Ephemeris of July 29:

In the Gregorian Calendar, July 29 is the 210th
(Two-hundredth tenth) day of the year.

There are 155 days left until the end of 2021!

Quote of the Day…

Thank God I’m still an atheist.

— Luis Buñuel
Mexican nationalized Spanish film director (died July 29, 1983)

Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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Events that Happened “Such a Day as Today” / Image Credit: Gerd Altmann

July 29 – A Day as Today – Events

  • 1000: in Peña Cervera, in the current province of Burgos, the Muslim leader Almanzor defeats the Christian coalition (Navarrese, Castilian and Leonese) under the command of Sancho García and García Gómez, in the battle of Cervera.
  • 1014: At the Battle of Clidium, the Byzantine Emperor Basil II inflicts a decisive defeat on the Bulgarian army, and the savage treatment of 15,000 prisoners results in the death of Tsar Samuel of Bulgaria.
  • 1030: in the framework of the War of the Jarls de Lade-Fairhair Succession, the Danes defeat the Norwegians at the Battle of Stiklestad. King Olaf II of Norway dies in battle for the Norwegian throne.
  • 1525: in the current territory of Colombia, the Sevillian advance Rodrigo de Bastidas founds the village of Santa Marta.
  • 1565: at the Palace of Holyrood in Edinburgh (Scotland), Mary Stuart marries Henry Stuart.
  • 1567: in Stirling, James I of England is crowned monarch of the Scots.
  • 1617: The Austrian and Spanish branches of the House of Habsburg secretly sign the Treaty of Oñate.
  • 1693: in Holland – within the framework of the War of the Great Alliance – the French defeat the allied forces at the Battle of Landen.
  • 1773: in present-day Guatemala, the Santa Marta Earthquakes destroy the colonial city of Antigua Guatemala. About 500 people die.
  • 1793: in Toronto (Canada), John Graves Simcoe builds a fort.
  • 1804: in Malaga (Spain) the yellow fever epidemic begins, due to which 11,464 people will die.
  • 1830: the July Revolution ends in Paris.
  • 1836: the Arc de Triomphe is inaugurated in Paris, thirty years after the first stone was laid.
  • 1836: in Spain the Catholic tithe, first fruits and other benefits of this type are abolished by royal decree.
  • 1837: in Spain, Juan Álvarez Mendizábal promulgates the law of confiscation of the Church.
  • 1846: within the framework of the United States Intervention in Mexico, United States military forces under the command of John C. Frémont occupy the city of San Diego (California) without encountering resistance, in an important step in the conquest of California (which in that time era belonged to Mexico).
  • 1848: Great Irish Famine: Tipperary Revolution of 1848, failed nationalist revolution against British forces.
  • 1851: Annibale de Gasparis discovers the asteroid (15) Eunomia.
  • 1856: in Asunción, the Republic of Paraguay and the Argentine Confederation (a federalist republic separated from the unitary State of Buenos Aires) sign a treaty of friendship and navigation. A few years later the War of the Triple Alliance will take place.
  • 1858: The United States and Japan sign the Harris Treaty.
  • 1886: Launch of the Spanish warship “Destructor”, designed by the sailor Fernando Villaamil, which served as a model for all the navies of the world.
  • 1899: the First Hague Conference is held in which all European countries agree not to use asphyxiating gases in wars.
  • 1900: in Italy, King Humberto I is assassinated by the anarchist Gaetano Bresci.
  • 1904: breakdown of diplomatic relations between France and the Holy See due to the prohibition of religious congregations from teaching on French territory.
  • 1907: British Colonel Robert Baden-Powell founds the Boy Scouts organization in the youth camp on Brownsea Island in Dorset County.
  • 1914: in the framework of the First World War, Russia begins its military movements against the Austro-Hungarian Empire, thus complying with the alliances of the European powers.
  • 1921: Adolf Hitler becomes the leader of the Nazi Party.
  • 1921: Proszkow (Poland) has the highest temperature in the history of that country: 40.2 ° C (104.4 ° F).
  • 1932: in Washington (United States) – in the context of the Great Depression – the Government represses the last “Bonus Army” of veterans of the First World War.
  • 1937: the Tongzhou mutiny occurs.
  • 1937: in the framework of the Spanish Civil War, the sentence was commuted to Falangist Manuel Hedilla, sentenced to death for opposing the decree of Unification of the dictator Francisco Franco.
  • 1941: in Venezuela the Democratic Action party is legalized.
  • 1948: the first Olympic Games are inaugurated in London after the interruption caused by the Second World War.
  • 1950: Near the village of Nogun-Ri, 160 km southeast of Seoul (South Korea), the last day of the No Gun Ri Massacre takes place: American soldiers kill some 300 South Korean refugees over three days , mostly women and children.
  • 1954: first ascent to the K2 mountain by an Italian rope.
  • 1954: The Fellowship of the Ring, by British writer J. R. R. Tolkien (1892-1973), is published for the first time in London (United Kingdom).
  • 1957: The International Atomic Energy Agency is established.
  • 1958: United States President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs the National Aeronautics and Space Act, which will create NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration).
  • 1959 – First Congressional elections in Hawaii as a full-fledged state of the United States.
  • 1965: At Cam Ranh Bay Air Base – during the Vietnam War – the first 4,000 US fighters from the 101st Airborne Division arrive in that country.
  • 1966: near Woodstock (New York), Bob Dylan suffers a spectacular motorcycle accident.
  • 1966: in Buenos Aires (Argentina) the Onganía dictatorship represses the teachers and students of the national universities (Night of the Long Canes). The “brain drain” begins (exile to other countries of the greatest Argentine scientists).
  • 1967: the city of Caracas (Venezuela) is shaken by an earthquake of magnitude 6.5 on the Richter scale, lasting 50 seconds. It left a balance of 236 dead and 2000 wounded.
  • 1967: off the coast of North Vietnam – in the framework of the US intervention in that country (Vietnam War) – the aircraft carrier USS Forrestal suffers a serious fire, caused by the accidental firing of a missile, as a result of which 134 crew members.
  • 1969: in Costa Rica the Arenal volcano explodes, destroying the towns of Tabacón and Pueblo Nuevo; about 87 people die.
  • 1974: In exile the democratic junta of Spain is founded, led by Don Antonio García Trevijano Forte.
  • 1975: the OAS repeals the blockade unilaterally imposed by the United States against the Republic of Cuba in 1964.
  • 1976: In New York, David Berkowitz, known as the Son of Sam, kills one person and injures another, in the first of a series of attacks.
  • 1981: Prince Charles of Wales and Diana Spencer marry in the United Kingdom.
  • 1984: on the island of Curaçao, two men hijack a Venezuelan McDonnell Douglas DC-9 airplane of Aeropostal with 82 passengers on board, and demand the delivery of money, weapons and a helicopter. DISIP kills the two kidnappers and rescues the hostages.
  • 1986: the presidents of Argentina and Brazil, Raúl Alfonsín and José Sarney, sign in Buenos Aires the economic mutual integration agreements that will serve as the basis for the future creation of the Latin American common market Mercosur.
  • 1987: Margaret Thatcher (Prime Minister of the United Kingdom) and François Mitterrand (President of France) sign the treaty to jointly build the Channel Tunnel (Eurotunnel).
  • 1987: Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and Sri Lankan Prime Minister Junius Richard Jayewardene sign the Indo-Sri Lankan Treaty.
  • 1989: in Santa Fe and for the 1988-89 National Championship B, the Unión de Santa Fe club leaves its classic rival, Colón de Santa Fe, in the second division by winning the final for the second promotion to the highest category of football Argentine by 1 to 0 (3 to 0 overall).
  • 1990: Mongolia holds the first free and multi-party elections in its history.
  • 1993: The Israeli Supreme Court acquits Nazi party member John Demjanjuk of all charges.
  • 1994: in Madrid, the terrorist gang ETA assassinates the general director of the Defense Police, his driver and a passerby through the explosion of a car bomb.
  • 1994: In front of an abortion clinic in Pensacola (United States), the evangelical expat Paul Jennings Hill murders the abortion doctor John Britton (69) and his 74-year-old “clinic escort” (symbolic bodyguard). Britton had replaced Dr. David Gunn, who had been murdered in 1993 by an anonymous anti-abortionist.
  • 2000: in Lima (Peru), Alberto Fujimori is sworn in as president in the middle of a pitched battle.
  • 2001: in Bogotá (Colombia), the final of the 2001 Copa América is played, between the Colombian soccer team and the Mexican soccer team, and the local team would win its first title with the goal of Iván Ramiro Córdoba.
  • 2002: in Asunción (Paraguay), criminals dig an underground tunnel to the National Museum of Fine Arts and seize 5 paintings by European authors, valued at about one million US dollars in total.
  • 2005: Astronomers announce the discovery of the dwarf planet Eris.
  • 2006: Montreal Declaration is adopted.
  • 2008: an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.4 on the Richter scale occurs in the city of Los Angeles. It was felt even in Las Vegas.
  • 2009: in Burgos (Spain), the terrorist organization ETA carries out an attack by placing a van bomb with 200 kilos of explosives in the barracks, causing serious material damage but fortunately only 66 minor injuries.
  • 2013: at the Granges-Marnand station (Switzerland) a train accident occurs, causing 1 death and 26 injuries.
  • 2015: Microsoft, compared to Windows, releases the Windows 10 system in several countries. In addition to being the latest computer platform developed and distributed by Windows.
  • 2021: At the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, marksman Alessandra Perilli won the bronze medal in pit shooting. This marked the first Olympic medal for San Marino in its entire history, making it the country with the least population (34,000 inhabitants) to stand on an Olympic podium in the entire history of the Olympics.

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

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Who was Born “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Susanne Jutzeler

July 29 – A Day as Today – Births

  • 1166: Henry II of Champagne, Jerusalem King Consort (d. 1197).
  • 1605: Simon Dach, German poet (d. 1659).
  • 1763: Philip Charles Durham, British admiral (d. 1845).
  • 1797: Adolf zu Hohenlohe-Ingelfingen, Prussian Marshal (d. 1873).
  • 1805: Alexis de Tocqueville, French politician and historian (d. 1859).
  • 1809: Étienne Vacherot, French writer (d. 1897).
  • 1848: Alberto García Granados, engineer and Mexican politician (d. 1915).
  • 1857: Joaquim Francisco de Assis Brasil, Brazilian writer and politician (d. 1938).
  • 1869: Booth Tarkington, American novelist and playwright (d. 1946).
  • 1876: Maria Ouspenskaya, Russian actress (d. 1949).
  • 1878: Don Marquis, American writer (d. 1937).
  • 1883: Porfirio Barba Jacob, Colombian poet and writer (d. 1942).
  • 1883: Benito Mussolini, Italian politician (d. 1945).
  • 1885: Theda Bara, American actress (d. 1955).
  • 1885: Pedro Humberto Allende, Chilean composer (d. 1959).
  • 1891: Alejandro Ogloblin, Argentine zoologist (d. 1967).
  • 1892: William Powell, American actor (d. 1984).
  • 1892: Salustiano Mas Cleries, Spanish military doctor (d. 1955).
  • 1895: Mary Cavendish, British aristocrat (d. 1988).
  • 1896 – William Cameron Menzies, American filmmaker
  • 1897: Sir Neil Ritchie, British serviceman (d. 1983).
  • 1898: Isidor Isaac Rabi, Austrian physicist, Nobel laureate in physics in 1944 (d. 1988).
  • 1900: Eyvind Johnson, Swedish novelist, 1974 Nobel Prize winner for literature (d. 1976).
  • 1900: Don Redman, American musician (d. 1964).
  • 1902: David Arellano, Chilean soccer player (d. 1927).
  • 1904: Ricardo Balbín, Argentine politician (d. 1981).
  • 1905: Clara Bow, American actress (d. 1965).
  • 1905: Dag Hammarskjöld, Swedish economist and diplomat, secretary general of the UN between 1953 and 1961 (d. 1961).
  • 1905: Thelma Todd, American actress (d. 1935).
  • 1906: Juan Aparicio López, Spanish journalist (d. 1987).
  • 1913: Erich Priebke, Nazi war criminal (d. 2013).
  • 1916: Charlie Christian, American guitarist (d. 1942).
  • 1916: Budd Boetticher, American filmmaker (d. 2001).
  • 1918: Edwin O’Connor, American novelist (d. 1968).
  • 1920: Rodolfo Acosta, Mexican actor (d. 1974).
  • 1921: Richard Egan, American actor (d. 1987).
  • 1921: Chris Marker, French filmmaker.
  • 1923: Jim Marshall, British businessman (d. 2012).
  • 1924: Lloyd Bochner, Canadian actor (d. 2005).
  • 1924: Robert Horton, American actor.
  • 1925: Mikis Theodorakis, Greek composer and intellectual.
  • 1927: Harry Mulisch, Dutch writer (d. 2010).
  • 1928: Alberto Oliart, former Spanish minister.
  • 1929: Jean Baudrillard, French sociologist (d. 2007).
  • 1929: Mikel Scicluna, Maltese professional wrestler (d. 2010).
  • 1930: Paul Taylor, American choreographer (d. 2018).
  • 1930: Manuel Mantero, writer and Spanish teacher.
  • 1931: Jorge Edwards, Chilean narrator and journalist.
  • 1932: Luis de la Fuente, Argentine cardiologist.
  • 1932: Mike Hodges, British filmmaker
  • 1933: Robert Fuller, American actor.
  • 1934: Octavio Arizmendi Posada, Colombian politician (d. 2004).
  • 1935: Morella Muñoz, Venezuelan mezzo-soprano (f. 1995).
  • 1935: Peter Schreier, German tenor (d. 2019).
  • 1936: Héctor Gióvine, Argentine actor.
  • 1937: Daniel McFadden, American economist.
  • 1937: Ryutaro Hashimoto, Japanese Prime Minister (d. 2006).
  • 1938: Peter Jennings, Canadian news anchor (d. 2005).
  • 1939: Terele Pávez, Spanish actress (d. 2017).
  • 1941: David Warner, British actor.
  • 1942: Tony Sirico, American actor.
  • 1943: Héctor Luis Ayala, Argentine singer-songwriter and guitarist of folk music, of the band Vivencia (d. 2016).
  • 1943: Michael Holm, German singer.
  • 1943: Antoni Torres, Spanish footballer (d. 2003).
  • 1946: Ximena Armas, Chilean painter.
  • 1946: Bill Forsyth, Scottish filmmaker
  • 1946: Neal Doughty, American keyboardist, of the band REO Speedwagon.
  • 1949: Leslie Easterbrook, American actress.
  • 1949: Jamil Mahuad, Ecuadorian president.
  • 1950: Encarna Otero Cepeda, historian and Galician nationalist politician.
  • 1950: Alain Bihr, French anarcho-communist sociologist.
  • 1951: Cristina Narbona, Spanish socialist politician.
  • 1952: Guillermo Heras, Spanish actor.
  • 1953: Ken Burns, American filmmaker.
  • 1953: Geddy Lee, Canadian musician, of the band Rush.
  • 1953: Patti Scialfa, American singer.
  • 1956: Henry Zakka, Venezuelan actor.
  • 1957: Ulrich Tukur, German actor.
  • 1957: Nellie Kim, Russian gymnast.
  • 1957: Enrique Sierra, Spanish guitarist, of the band Radio Futura (f. 2012).
  • 1958: JAF (Juan Antonio Ferreyra), Argentine musician.
  • 1959: Gilda Buttà, Italian pianist.
  • 1959: Ruud Janssen, Dutch artist.
  • 1959: John Sykes, British guitarist, of the bands Thin Lizzy and Whitesnake.
  • 1960: Ramón Orlando Valoy García, Dominican musician, performer and composer.
  • 1962: Guillermo Martínez, Argentine novelist and mathematician.
  • 1962: Carl Cox, DJ of Barbadian origin.
  • 1963: Chanoch Nissany, Israeli racing driver.
  • 1963: Graham Poll, British soccer referee.
  • 1963: Alexandra Paul, American actress.
  • 1963: Fernando Simón, Spanish epidemiologist doctor.
  • 1965: Leonel Álvarez, Colombian footballer.
  • 1965: José Luis Chilavert, Paraguayan soccer player.
  • 1966: Sally Gunnell, British Olympian.
  • 1966: Richard Steven Horvitz, American voice actor.
  • 1966: Martina McBride, American singer.
  • 1966: Juan Antonio Orenga, Spanish basketball player.
  • 1966: José-Apeles Santolaria de Puey y Cruells, Spanish priest and journalist.
  • 1968: Paavo Lötjönen, Finnish cellist, of the band Apocalyptica.
  • 1968: Vicente Barrera, Spanish bullfighter.
  • 1971: Lisa Ekdahl, Swedish singer.
  • 1972: Wil Wheaton, American actor.
  • 1973: Wanya Morris, American singer of the band Boyz II Men.
  • 1973: Stephen Dorff, American actor.
  • 1974: Josh Radnor, American actor.
  • 1975: Corrado Grabbi, Italian footballer.
  • 1979: Ronald Murray, American basketball player.
  • 1979: Karim Essediri, Tunisian footballer.
  • 1980: Fernando González, Chilean tennis player.
  • 1980: Rachel Miner, American actress.
  • 1981: Fernando Alonso, Spanish Formula 1 driver.
  • 1981: Andrés Madrid, Argentine footballer.
  • 1981: Troy Perkins, American footballer.
  • 1982: Allison Mack, American actress.
  • 1982: Jônatas Domingos, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1984: Juan Carlos Flores, Mexican actor.
  • 1984: Anna Bessonova, Ukrainian gymnast.
  • 1984: Wilson Palacios, Honduran soccer player.
  • 1984: Romain Salin, French footballer.
  • 1985: Jonatan Maidana, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1987: Génesis Rodríguez, American actress.
  • 1989: Julio Furch, Argentine footballer.
  • 1989: Kosovare Asllani, Swedish footballer.
  • 1990: Matt Prokop, American actor.
  • 1990: Alberto Guitián, Spanish footballer.
  • 1991: Miki Ishikawa, American actress.
  • 1991: Paulina Goto, Mexican actress and singer
  • 1991: Orlando Ortega, Spanish athlete.
  • 1991: Ariel Borysiuk, Polish footballer.
  • 1994: Daniele Rugani, Italian footballer.
  • 1994: Erica Musso, Italian swimmer.
  • 1994: Raphaela Lukudo, Italian athlete.
  • 1995: María José Alvarado, Honduran model. Miss World Honduras 2014 (f. 2014).
  • 1997: José Antonio Martínez Álvarez, Spanish footballer.
  • 1997: Abiljan Amankul, Kazakh boxer.
  • 1998: Abou Ba, French footballer.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

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July 29 – A Day as Today – Deaths

  • 238: Balbino, Roman emperor (b. 165).
  • 238: Pupieno, Roman Emperor (b. 178).
  • 1000 Garcia Sánchez II of Pamplona (b.964)
  • 1030: Olaf II, Norwegian aristocrat, king between 1015 and 1028 (b. 995).
  • 1099: Urban II, Italian aristocrat, pope between 1088 and 1099 (b. 1042).
  • 1108: Philip I, French aristocrat, king between 1060 and 1108 (b. 1052).
  • 1184: Abu Yaqub Yusuf, Almohad caliph between 1163 and 1184 (b. 1135).
  • 1507: Martin Behaim, German navigator and geographer (b.1459).
  • 1573: Ruy Gómez de Silva, Portuguese aristocrat (b. 1516).
  • 1612: Jacques Bongars, French diplomat (b. 1554).
  • 1644: Urban VIII, Italian aristocrat, pope between 1623 and 1644 (b. 1568).
  • 1752: Peter Warren, British admiral (b.1703).
  • 1781: Johann Kies, German astronomer and mathematician (b. 1713).
  • 1792: René Nicolás Carlos Agustín de Maupeou, French Chancellor (b. 1714).
  • 1813: Jean-Andoche Junot, French general (b. 1771).
  • 1833 – William Wilberforce, British politician, philanthropist, and abolitionist (b. 1759).
  • 1839: Gaspard de Prony, French mathematician (b. 1755).
  • 1844: Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, Austrian composer (b. 1791).
  • 1856: Robert Schumann, German composer (b.1810).
  • 1857: Thomas Dick, British writer (b. 1774).
  • 1887: Agostino Depretis, Italian politician (b. 1813).
  • 1890: Vincent van Gogh, Dutch painter (b. 1853).
  • 1898: Arturo Michelena, Venezuelan painter (b. 1863).
  • 1900: Umberto I, Italian aristocrat, king between 1878 and 1900 (b. 1844).
  • 1913: Tobias Michael Carel Asser, Dutch jurist, Nobel Peace Prize winner in 1911 (b. 1838).
  • 1918 – Ernest William Christmas, Australian painter (b.1863).
  • 1938: Ivan Belov, Soviet military man (b. 1893).
  • 1950 – Joe Fry, British racing driver (b.1915).
  • 1954: Coen de Koning, Dutch skater (b.1879).
  • 1955: Buenaventura Luna, Argentine poet and composer (b.1906).
  • 1957: Ricardo Rojas, Argentine writer (b. 1882).
  • 1962: Ronald Fisher, British statistician and geneticist (b. 1890).
  • 1970: George Szell, Hungarian conductor and musician (b. 1897).
  • 1970: John Barbirolli, British conductor and pianist (b. 1899).
  • 1973: Norm Smith, Australian coach (b.1915).
  • 1973: Henri Charrière, French writer (b.1906).
  • 1974: Mama Cass (Cass Elliot), American singer, of the band The Mamas & the Papas (b. 1941).
  • 1974: Erich Kästner, German writer (b. 1899).
  • 1976: Carlos María Penadés, Uruguayan politician (b.1902).
  • 1979: Herbert Marcuse, German philosopher and sociologist (b. 1898).
  • 1981: Robert Moses, American urban planner (b. 1888).
  • 1982: Vladimir Zworykin, American engineer of Russian origin (b. 1889).
  • 1983: Luis Buñuel, Spanish filmmaker (b.1900).
  • 1983: Manuel Ferreira, Argentine soccer player (b.1905).
  • 1983: Raymond Massey, Canadian actor (b.1896).
  • 1983: Rocco Chinnici, Italian chief prosecutor and judge, assassinated by the mafia (b.1925).
  • 1983: David Niven, British actor; of ELA (b.1910).
  • 1984: Fred Waring, American inventor (b.1900).
  • 1987: Bibhutibhushan Mukhopadhyay, Bengali writer (b. 1894).
  • 1989: Manuel Halcón, Spanish writer and academic (b.1900).
  • 1990: Bruno Kreisky, Austrian politician, chancellor between 1970 and 1983 (b.1911).
  • 1992: César Pierry, Argentine actor (b.1955).
  • 1994: John Britton, American doctor assassinated by an anti-abortionist (b. 1925).
  • 1994: Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin, British chemist, 1964 Nobel Prize winner for chemistry (b.1910).
  • 1995: Severino Varela, Uruguayan soccer player (b.1913).
  • 1996: Jason Thirsk, American bassist, of the band Pennywise (b.1967).
  • 1996: Ric Nordman, Canadian politician (b.1919).
  • 1998: Jorge Pacheco Areco, Uruguayan politician and president (b.1920).
  • 1998: Jerome Robbins, American director and choreographer (b.1918).
  • 1999: Jacques Kergoat, French politician and historian (b. 1939).
  • 2000: René Favaloro, Argentine cardiovascular surgeon; suicide (b.1923).
  • 2001: Edward Gierek, Polish politician (b.1913).
  • 2003: Foday Sankoh, Sierra Leonean politician (b.1937).
  • 2004: Manuel Benítez Rufo, Spanish politician (b.1917).
  • 2004: Rena Vlahopoulou, Greek actress and singer (b. 1923).
  • 2006: Fernando Sustaita, Argentine singer and musician, from the duo Bárbara y Dick (b. 1942).
  • 2006: Julio Increase, Spanish poet (b.1921).
  • 2007: Michel Serrault, French comic actor (b. 1928).
  • 2007: Mike Reid, British actor (b.1940).
  • 2008: Óscar Golden, Colombian singer (b.1946).
  • 2010: Hernando Agudelo Villa, Colombian politician and economist (b. 1923).
  • 2010: Ignacio Coronel, Mexican drug trafficker (b.1954).
  • 2012: Chris Marker, French writer, photographer and filmmaker, credited with inventing the filmic essay (b.1921).
  • 2013: Christian Benítez, Ecuadorian soccer player (b. 1986).
  • 2013: Walter Malosetti, Argentine guitarist (b.1931).
  • 2014: María Antonia Iglesias, journalist, Spanish writer (b.1945).
  • 2018: Vibeke Skofterud, Norwegian skier (b.1980).
  • 2020: Hernán Pinto, Chilean politician (b.1953).
  • 2021: Jaime Chamorro Cardenal, Nicaraguan journalist and businessman (b.1934).

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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July 29 – A Day as Today – Celebration

  • International Tiger Day
  • Argentina:
    • National Culture Day.
    • Human Values Day.
  • Spain:
    • Santa Marta de Tormes (Salamanca), local festival dedicated to Santa Marta.
    • Santa Marta de Ortigueira (La Coruña), a local festival dedicated to Santa Marta.
    • Generally, it coincides with the summer “Festa Major”, in Parets del Vallès (Barcelona).

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

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Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today” / Image Credit: Peter H

July 29 – A Day as Today – Catholic Santoral

  • Saint Lazarus of Bethany
  • Saint Beatrice (martyr)
  • Saint Callinus of Gangra
  • Saint Felix of Rome
  • Saint Guillermo Pinchón
  • Saint Lupo of Troyes
  • Saints Marta, María and Lázaro
  • Saint Olaf II of Norway
  • Saint Prospero of Orleans
  • Saint Serafina of Galicia
  • Blessed Carlos Nicolás Antonio Ancel
  • Blessed José de Calasanz Marqués
  • Blessed Juan Bautista Egozcuezábal Aldaz
  • Blessed Lucio Martínez Mancebo and companions
  • Blessed Urban II (Pope).

What Sign of the Zodiac Rules those Born “A Day as Today”?

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July 29 – A Day as Today – Zodiac Sign

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