On This Day

What Happened on July 29, 2007

Historical Events

  • 94th Tour de France won by Alberto Contador of Spain

Sport awardGolf Tournament

British Senior Open Men's Golf, Muirfield: Tom Watson wins his 3rd Open Senior title by 1 shot from Mark O'Meara and Stewart Ginn

Golfer Tom Watson
Tom Watson

Famous Deaths

  • Art Davis, American bassist (A Time Remembered), dies of a heart attack at 72
  • Jim David, American NFL defensive back (Pro Bowl 1954-59; NFL Champion 1952-53, 57; Detroit Lions), dies at 79
  • Marvin Zindler, American television reporter (b. 1921)
  • Michel Serrault, French actor (Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud, La Cage aux Folles), dies at 79
  • Mike Reid, English comedian and actor (b. 1940)
  • Tom Snyder, American television and radio interviewer (The Tomorrow Show, 1973-82), and news anchor (NBC Weekend News), dies of complications from leukemia at 71
2007 Highlights

About July 29, 2007

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 14 years and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo