On This Day

What Happened on July 29, 2013

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 300 prisoners are freed after a Taliban attack in Dera Ismal Khan, Pakistan
  • 44 people are killed in a wave of car bombings in Iraq

Sport awardGolf Tournament

British Senior Open Men's Golf, Royal Birkdale: American Mark Wiebe wins in a playoff with Bernhard Langer of Germany

Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion Bernhard Langer
Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion
Bernhard Langer
  • €103 million of diamonds is stolen from the Carton Intercontinental Hotel, Cannes, France

Famous Deaths

  • Christian Benítez, Ecuadorian soccer striker (Ecuador 58 caps), dies from heart failure at 27