On This Day

What Happened on July 29, 2016

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Electoral defeatPresidential Convention

Hillary Clinton accepts the Democratic nomination for US President at Democratic convention in Philadelphia - first woman by a major US party

Politician and US First Lady Hillary Clinton
Politician and US First Lady
Hillary Clinton

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Comedians and actors Amy Poehler and Will Arnett divorce after 12 years of marriage

Actress, comedian, writer and producer Amy Poehler
Actress, comedian, writer and producer
Amy Poehler

Famous Deaths

  • Marta Marzotto, Italian countess and designer, dies at 85
  • Zelda Fichandler, American theater director and producer (Raisin, K2), dies at 91