On This Day

Historical Events on July 29 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 222 of 222

Sport awardGolf Tournament

2013 British Senior Open Men's Golf, Royal Birkdale: American Mark Wiebe wins in a playoff with Bernhard Langer of Germany

Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion Bernhard Langer
Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion
Bernhard Langer
  • 2014 France contributes 8 million Euros in aid to Gaza
  • 2014 100 Gazans killed overnight by Israeli strikes
  • 2014 Chicago Cubs player John Baker scores the win against the Colorado Rockies at Wrigley Field in the longest game in Cubs history
  • 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

PlaneFlight MH370 Disappears

2015 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
  • 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
  • 2018 British Senior Open Men's Golf, St. Andrews: Spaniard Miguel Ángel Jiménez wins by 1 shot from defending champion Bernhard Langer of Germany
  • 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
  • 2019 Prison riot kills 58, with 16 decapitated in battle between rival factions at the Altamira prison, Para state, Brazil
  • 2019 Record for longest run at the top of US singles chart made by country rap single "Old Town Road" by Lil Nas X remixed with Billy Ray Cyrus, No. 1 for 17 weeks