What Happened on July 29, 2018

Historical Events

  • 6.4 magnitude earthquake strikes island of Lombok, Indonesia, killing at least 14

Senior Open Championship

British Senior Open Men's Golf, St. Andrews: Spaniard Miguel Ángel Jiménez wins by 1 shot from defending champion Bernhard Langer of Germany

Baseball Hall of Fame

Chipper Jones, Alan Trammell, Trevor Hoffman, Vladimir Guerrero, Jim Thome and Jack Morris are inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown, NY

  • Demonstrations calling for safer road by students begin in Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Ethiopian state funeral for murdered dam engineer Simegnew Bekele in Addis Ababa prompts unrest
  • Hun Sen's Cambodian People’s Party Hun Sen claims to have won all 125 seats in country's general election with widespread criticism of a sham vote
  • Palestinian teenage activist Ahed Tamimi released from prison after eight months

Tour de France

Tour de France: Geraint Thomas becomes the first Welshman and only 3rd Briton to win the Tour; beats Dutchman Tom Dumoulin by 1' 51"; Peter Sagan wins green points jersey

2018 History

Famous Deaths

  • Tomasz Stańko, Polish trumpeter (Astigmatic), dies of complication from lung cancer at 76

About July 29, 2018

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: In My Feelings - Drake
  • UK #1 Song: In My Feelings - Drake