|Holiday name||Holiday location||Holiday type|
|St. Olav's Day (National Day)||Faroe Islands||Public Holiday|
|Independence Day (day 2)||Peru||National Holiday|
|St. Olaf's day||Norway||Flag Day|
|National Chicken Wing Day||-||Unofficial (Food & Drinks)|
|National Lasagna Day||-||Unofficial (Food & Drinks)|
|National Lipstick Day||-||Unofficial (Lifestyle, Products & Technology )|
|Hurricane Supplication Day||US Virgin Islands||Observance|
|Territory Day||Wallis and Futuna||Public Holiday|
|National Anthem Day||Romania||Observance|
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.