What Happened on July 29, 2015

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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 Britian
  • Part of missing airline MH370 is found on the island of Reunion
  • Zion Harvey became the first paediatric patient to receive a double hand transplant at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Famous Deaths

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