On This Day

What Happened on July 29, 2005

Historical Events

  • Astronomers announce their discovery of dwarf planet Eris

Famous Deaths

  • Hildegarde [Sell], American cabaret vocalist (“Leave It To The Girls"; "Darling, Je Vous Aime Beaucoup"), dies at 99
  • Pat McCormick, American comedy writer (Red Skeleton; Get Smart; The Tonight Show; Don Rickles Show), and actor (Smokey and the Bandit), dies at 78
2005 Highlights

About July 29, 2005

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 5 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo