Monday July 29, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

July 29: Day of the Week

July 29, 2024 is the 211th day of the year 2024 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 Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.

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

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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.

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.
615
Pakal ascends the throne of Palenque at age 12.
1693
War of the Grand Alliance: Battle of Landen – France wins a Pyrrhic victory over Allied forces in the Netherlands.
1848
Irish Potato Famine: Tipperary Revolt – in Tipperary, an unsuccessful nationalist revolt against British rule is put down by police.
1864
American Civil War: Confederate spy Belle Boyd is arrested by Union troops and detained at the Old Capitol Prison in Washington, D.C.
1907
Sir Robert Baden Powell sets up the Brownsea Island Scout camp in Poole Harbour on the south coast of England. The camp runs from August 1 to August 9, 1907, and is regarded as the foundation of the Scouting movement.
1920
Construction of the Link River Dam begins as part of the Klamath Reclamation Project.
1937
Tōngzhōu Incident: in Tōngzhōu (China), the East Hopei Army attacks Japanese troops and civilians.
1967
Vietnam War: off the coast of North Vietnam the USS Forrestal catches on fire in the worst U.S. naval disaster since World War II, killing 134.
1993
The Israeli Supreme Court acquits alleged Nazi death camp guard John Demjanjuk of all charges and he is set free.

Who were born on July 29?

1763
Philip Charles Durham, Scottish Royal Navy Admiral (d. 1845)
1923
Gordon Mitchell, American actor (d. 2003)
1930
Paul Taylor, American dancer and choreographer
1953
Ken Burns, American producer and director
1956
Faustino Rupérez, Spanish cyclist
1971
Bryan Dattilo, American actor
1973
Stephen Dorff, American actor
1979
Karim Essediri, Tunisian footballer
1981
Andrés Madrid, Argentine footballer
1983
Alexei Kaigorodov, Russian hockey player

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