July 29 holidays in 2022

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
National Chicken Wing Day
- Weird
National Lasagna Day
- Weird
National Lipstick Day
- Weird
National Talk in an Elevator Day
- Weird
National System Administrator Appreciation Day
- Weird
National Get Gnarly Day
- Weird

Historical Events on July 29

  • 1775: The U.S Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps is founded.
  • 1836: The Arc de Triomphe is inaugurated in the city of Paris in France.
  • 1848: The Tipperary Revolt happens during the Irish Potato Famine as nationalist revolt against British rule. However, the revolt is put down by police forces.
  • 1851: The asteroid 15 Eunomia is discovered by Annibale de Gasparis on this date.
  • 1858: The Harris Treaty is signed by Japan and the U.S.
  • 1864: Belle Boyd is arrest by Union troops for being a spy for the Confederates during the American Civil War. He’s held at the Old Capitol Prison in Washington, D.C.
  • 1920: Construction begins on the Link River Dam.
  • 1921: Adolf Hitler becomes head of the National Socialist German Workers Party.
  • 1932: The World War I veterans known as the Bonus Army are dispersed by U.S Troops.
  • 1958: The National Aeronautics and Space Act is signed into law by United States’ President Dwight D. Eisenhower. This piece of legislation creates NASA (the National Aeronautics and Space Administration).
  • 1959: The first U.S Congress elections happen in Hawaii as an official state of the Union.
  • 1965: The 101st Airborne Division paratroopers land at Cam Ranh Bay in Vietnam.
  • 1967: Over 130 people are killed when the USS Forrestal catches on fire off the coast of North Vietnam.
  • 1967: Over 500 people are killed during an earthquake in Caracas, Venezuela.
  • 1976: David Berkowitz kills one person and wound another in a series of attacks which take place in New York City.

Famous Birthdays on July 29

  • American actress Clara Bow is born in 1905.
  • American poet Stanley Kunitz is born in 1905.
  • American actress and singer, Thelma Todd is born in 1906.
  • American actor Richard Egan is born in 1921.
  • Canadian singer, bass player and founder of the band Rush, Geddy Lee is born in 1953.
  • Irish poet and playwright Frank McGuinness is born in 1953.
  • American actor, producer, screenwriter and blogger, Wil Wheaton is born in 1972.
  • American actor and producer Stephen Dorff is born in 1973.