What Happened on July 29, 2015

Historical Events

  • 27 people are killed and 149 are injured after a truck runs into a religious procession in Zacatecas, Mexico
  • Microsoft launches Windows 10
  • Mohammed Omar, mullah and Taliban leader is confirmed dead (killed 2013) by the Afghan government
  • Over 3,500 immigrants over 2 days attempt to enter the Channel Tunnel at Calais, to cross into Britain
  • Zion Harvey became the first paediatric patient to receive a double hand transplant at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
2015 History

Famous Deaths

  • Peter O'Sullevan, British horse racing commentator 'the voice of racing', dies at 97

About July 29, 2015

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

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Cheerleader - OMI
  • UK #1 Song: Black Magic - Little Mix