July 29: Day of the Week
July 29, 2019 is the 210th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 155 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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Here’s the July calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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.
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July 29 Historical Event(s)
- 615Pakal ascends the throne of Palenque at age 12.
- 904Sack of Thessalonica: Saracen raiders under Leo of Tripoli sack Thessalonica, the Byzantine Empire’s second-largest city, after a short siege, and plunder it for a week.
- 1858United States and Japan sign the Harris Treaty.
- 1899The First Hague Convention is signed.
- 1937Tōngzhōu Incident: in Tōngzhōu (China), the East Hopei Army attacks Japanese troops and civilians.
- 1957The International Atomic Energy Agency is established.
- 1958U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs into law the National Aeronautics and Space Act, which creates the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
- 1981A 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.
- 1987British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and President of France François Mitterrand sign the agreement to build a tunnel under the English Channel (Eurotunnel).
- 1987Prime Minister of India Rajiv Gandhi and President of Sri Lanka J. R. Jayawardene sign the Indo-Sri Lanka Accord on ethnic issues.
Who were born on July 29?
- 1885Theda Bara, American film actress (d. 1955)
- 1891Bernhard Zondek German-born Israeli gynecologist, developer of first reliable pregnancy test (d. 1966)
- 1916Budd Boetticher, American film director (d. 2001)
- 1933Lou Albano, American pro wrestling manager (d. 2009)
- 1933Robert Fuller, American actor
- 1953Geddy Lee, Canadian bassist and singer (Rush)
- 1956Teddy Atlas, American boxing trainer and commentator
- 1959Sanjay Dutt, Indian actor
- 1965Dean Haglund, Canadian actor
- 1979Karim Essediri, Tunisian footballer
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