What Happened on July 29, 2013

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

Golf Tournament

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

  • €103 million of diamonds is stolen from the Carton Intercontinental Hotel, Cannes, France

Famous Deaths

  • Christian Benítez, Ecuadorian soccer striker (58 caps; El Nacional, Santos Laguna, América), dies from heart failure at 27
2013 Highlights

About July 29, 2013

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. + Pharrell
  • UK #1 Song: Wake Me Up - Avicii