On This Day

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

PlaneFlight MH370 Disappears

Part of missing airline MH370 is found on the island of Reunion

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Post-it notes written by well-wishers in Malaysia after Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 went missing
Post-it notes written by well-wishers in Malaysia after Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 went missing
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  • 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
2015 Highlights

About July 29, 2015

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 2 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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