July 29, 1968 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Gram Parsons refuses to play with the Byrds in South Africa
  • Mount Arenal, Costa Rica kills 80 in Pelee-type eruption
  • Pope Paul VI, in an encyclical entitled "Humanae Vitae" (Of Human Life), declares any artificial forms of birth control prohibited
  • Washington, D.C. Ron Hansen makes unassisted triple play vs Cleve