July 29

July 29 Information from the Holidays and Observances Website

 Holidays and Observances

2020 Daily Holidays that fall on July 29, include:

  • Anniversary of the Army Chaplain Corps 
  • Army Chaplain Corps Anniversary 
  • Cheese Sacrifice Purchase Day 
  • Earth Over Shoot Day - July 29, 2019 (2020 TBA)
  • International Chicken Wing Day
  • International Tiger Day 
  • National Chicken Wing Day 
  • National Lasagna Day 
  • National Lipstick Day 
  • Rain Day 

2020 Weekly Holidays that include July 29, are:

  • Air Conditioning Appreciation Days - July 3 - August 15
  • Summer - June 20 - September 22, 2020
  • Tish B'av - Evening of July 29 to Evening of July 30, 2020

2020 Monthly Holidays that include July 29, are:

There are too many monthly holidays to include here, so please check out our July Holidays page to see all of the holidays that are celebrated the entire month of July.

NOTE:

  1. A page on each holiday will be coming soon and linked above.
  2. If a date is a movable holiday, that is different every year, I'll include the year as well as the date rule above. Otherwise, the holiday falls on the same date each year.


World Festivals and Events

  • Summer Olympics - July 24 - August 9, 2020 (Held in Tokyo, Japan) - NOTE: Due to Covid-19 Postponed to July 23 - August 8, 2021

Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for July 29 is Leo.


Birth Flower of the Month

The Birth Flower(s) for the Month of July are:

  • Larkspur - Levity and lightness. Strong bonds of Love are represented by Larkspur.
  • Waterlily
  • Delphinium


Waterlilies

Waterlilies

Birthstone

The Birthstone(s) for July is:

  • Rubies which are said to guarantee health, wisdom, wealth, and success in love


Famous Birthdays

  • 1936 - Elizabeth Dole, American lawyer and politician who was the 20th United States Secretary of Labor
  • 1953 - Tim Gunn, American television host and actor (Project Runway)
  • 1966 - Martina McBride, American singer, songwriter and producer

Famous Deaths

  • 1833 - William Wilberforce, English philanthropist and politician (b. 1759)
  • 1890 - Vincent van Gogh, Dutch painter and illustrator (b. 1853)
  • 1974 - Cass Elliot, American singer (Mamas and the Papas) (b. 1941)

Famous Weddings and Divorces

  • 1565 - Mary Queen of Scots marries her cousin, Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley
  • 1981 - Charles, Prince of Wales marries Lady Diana Spencer at St Paul's Cathedral in London
  • 2000 - Actress Jennifer Aniston marries actor and producer Brad Pitt in Maliu, CA
  • 2006 - After 31 years of marriage, Robyn Moore divorces actor Mel Gibson

Quote of the Day

Just Be Your Self! You are Beautiful! - Holidays and Observances Quote of the Day for July 29th!

Just Be Your Self! You are Beautiful!


Recipe of the Day or a
Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day

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What is weight loss success and how should you measure it? Find out how!

This Day in History

  • 1567 - James VI is crowned King of Scotland
  • 1775 - General George Washington appoints William Tudo as Judge Advocate of the Continental Army
  • 1836 - Inauguration of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France
  • 1899 - The First Hague Convention is signed
  • 1907 - The Brownsea Island Scout Camp in Poole Harbour on the south coast of England is set up by Sir Robert Baden-Powell and is the foundaton of the Scouting movement
  • 1914 - The Cape Cod Canal is opened
  • 1921 - Adolf Hitler becomes the leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party
  • 1957 - The International Atomic Energy Agency is established
  • 1958 - The National Aeronautics and Space Admistration (NASA) is created when U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs the National Aeronautics and Space Act into law
  • 1967 - The USS Forrestal catches on fire off the coast of North Vietnam, killing 134
  • 1967 - Caracas, Venezuela has an earthquake that leaves 500 dead
  • 1981 - 700 million people worldwide watch the wedding of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Lady Diana Spencer in London at the St Paul's Cathedral
  • 1987 - An agreement to build a tunnel under the English Channel (Eurotunnel) is signed by Margaret Thatcher, British Prime Minister and Francois Mitterrand, the President of France
  • 2015 - Microsft releases Windows 10

This Day in Music

  • 1967 - Light My Fire by The Doors hits #1 in the U.S.
  • 1969 - Come Together, Sun King, and Mean Mr. Mustard are recorded by The Beatles
  • 1978 - The Grease soundtrack hits #1 in the U.S.
  • 1978 - Whenever I Call you Friend, by Kenny Loggins and Stevie Nicks is released
  • 2015 - The Eagles play their last concert with Glenn Frey, featuring 27 songs, and closing with Desperado. (Video Below) Glenn Frey dies six months later, and the band continues with his son, Deacon


This Day in Sports

  • 1948 - The first Summer Olympics after World War II which caused a 12 year hiatus open in London
  • 1973 - Driver Roger Williamson was killed during the Dutch Grand Prix after a suspected tire failure

Word of the Day from Wiktionary

Shipwrecky (adjective)

1.  Characteristic of a shipwreck.
2. (figuratively) Weak, feeble; shaky.

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