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

  • Scientists discover how to convert normal cells into stem cells in mice
2014 History

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

About January 29, 2014

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 9 years and 2 months
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Timber - Pitbull Featuring Ke$ha
  • UK #1 Song: Rather Be - Clean Bandit Ft. Jess Glynne