On This Day

What Happened on July 29, 2020

Historical Events

  • Scaled back Hajj pilgrimage begins in Saudi Arabia with no foreigners

Famous Deaths

  • Andy Haden, New Zealand rugby union lock (41 Tests; 117 All Black games, 8 as captain; Auckland), dies from chronic lymphocytic leukaemia at 69
  • Mike Gillespie, American college baseball coach (College World Series 1998, Collegiate Coach of the Year 1998, USC), dies from a stroke at 80
2020 Highlights

About July 29, 2020

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 11 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo