Historical Events on July 29 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 216 of 216

  • 2015 Over 3,500 immigrants over 2 days attempt to enter the Channel Tunnel at Calais, to cross into Britian
  • 2015 Mohammed Omar, mullah and Taliban leader is confirmed dead (killed 2013) by the Afghan government
  • 2015 Part of missing airline MH370 is found on the island of Reunion
  • 2015 Microsoft launches Windows 10
  • 2015 Zion Harvey became the first paediatric patient to receive a double hand transplant at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • 2015 27 people are killed and 149 are injured after a truck runs into a religious procession in Zacatecas, Mexico

Electoral defeatPresidential Convention

2016 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
  • 2017 Terrorist plot to bring down a plane averted in Sydney, Australia, 4 arrested
  • 2018 6.4 magnitude earthquake strikes island of Lombok, Indonesia, killing at least 14
  • 2018 Palestinian teenage activist Ahed Tamimi released from prison after eight months
  • 2018 Ethiopian state funeral for murdered dam engineer Simegnew Bekele in Addis Ababa prompts unrest
  • 2018 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2018 British Open Senior Golf, St. Andrews: Spaniard Miguel Ángel Jiménez wins by 1 shot from defending champion Bernhard Langer of Germany

Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion Bernhard Langer
Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion
Bernhard Langer
  • 2018 Chipper Jones, Alan Trammell, Trevor Hoffman, Vladimir Guerrero, Jim Thome and Jack Morris are inducted in Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown, NY
  • 2018 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
  • 2018 Demonstrations calling for safer road by students begin in Dhaka, Bangladesh