On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 2014

Historical Events

  • Archaeologists discover the oldest Roman Temple (6th C BC) at Sant’Omobono
  • Bohuslav Sobotka becomes Prime Minister of the Czech Republic

Sports History

Cristiano Ronaldo becomes the 1st non-Spanish player to captain Real Madrid, making his 500th appearance for the club

Football Star Cristiano Ronaldo
Football Star
Cristiano Ronaldo
  • Scientists discover how to convert normal cells into stem cells in mice

Famous Deaths

  • (Ildefonso Paez) "IP" Santos, Filipino landscape architect (National Artist of the Philippines in Architecture, 2006), dies of heart failure at 84
  • Ashutosh Maharaj, Indian spiritual leader and founder of the Divine Light Awakening Mission, claims 30 million followers, dies at 68
2014 Highlights

About January 29, 2014

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius