What day of the week is this date?

Wednesday July 29, 2020

July 29: Day of the Week

July 29, 2020 was the 211st day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 155 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.

Lovelife today Hey! How’s your lovelife today? Get a free love reading with the most frank answers. Start to seize love opportunities in your life! Try it today and improve your lovelife. Did I mention it’s F-R-E-E? (Sponsored link; 18+ only)

Here’s the July calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

July 2020
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 

My Birthday Ninja Are you not curious to discover some fun facts about your birthday? Find out what happened on my birthday and what was the number one song on your day of birth. Know the meaning of your special day and who shares your birthday! (Sponsored link)

Zodiac & Birthstone

Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

MyFirstName.Rocks What no one tells you about your first name’s personality. Are there magical powers hidden in your given name? Every moniker has an undeniable character and personality. Check out Lily’s personality and get smarter today. (Sponsored links)

July 29 Historical Event(s)

  • 238
    The Praetorian Guard stormed the palace and capture Pupienus and Balbinus. They are dragged through the streets of Rome and executed. On the same day Gordian III, age 13, is proclaimed emperor.
  • 1014
    Byzantine-Bulgarian Wars: Battle of Kleidion – Byzantine emperor Basil II inflicts a decisive defeat on the Bulgarian army, and his subsequent treatment of 15,000 prisoners reportedly causes Tsar Samuil of Bulgaria to die of a heart attack less than three months later, on October 6.
  • 1793
    John Graves Simcoe decides to build a fort and settlement at Toronto, having sailed into the bay there.
  • 1858
    United States and Japan sign the Harris Treaty.
  • 1899
    The First Hague Convention is signed.
  • 1948
    Olympic Games: The Games of the XIV Olympiad – after a hiatus of 12 years caused by World War II, the first Summer Olympics to be held since the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, open in London.
  • 1957
    The International Atomic Energy Agency is established.
  • 1976
    In New York City, David Berkowitz (aka the “Son of Sam”) kills one person and seriously wounds another in the first of a series of attacks.
  • 1981
    A worldwide television audience of over 700 million people watch the wedding of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Lady Diana Spencer at St Paul’s Cathedral in London.
  • 1987
    British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and President of France François Mitterrand sign the agreement to build a tunnel under the English Channel (Eurotunnel).

Who were born on July 29?

  • 1805
    Alexis de Tocqueville, French historian and political scientist (d. 1859)
  • 1883
    Benito Mussolini, Italian fascist dictator (d. 1945)
  • 1909
    Chester Himes, American novelist (d. 1984)
  • 1915
    Bruce R. McConkie, American Mormon apostle and writer (d. 1985)
  • 1938
    Jean Rochon, Quebec politician
  • 1974
    Afroman, American rapper
  • 1979
    Karim Essediri, Tunisian footballer
  • 1979
    Ronald Murray, American basketball player
  • 1980
    Ryan Braun, Canadian-born American baseball player
  • 1982
    Janez Aljančič, Slovenian footballer

Share InfoNow try another date like anniversaries, birthdays of someone you know or any other date that is special to you. Don’t forget to share the info to your friends, loved ones or social media followers. Who knows, they might appreciate and thank you for it.