July 29, 2014
Today is 210th day of the year
156 days remain until the new year

Births Today

  • 1883 - "Benito Mussolini, Italian leader"
  • 1905 - "Dag Hammarskjold, Former UN Secretary-general"
  • 1925 - "Mikis Theodorakis, Greek born composer"
  • 1946 - "Dianne Keen, American actress"
  • 1952 - "Joe Johnson, Snooker player"
  • 1966 - "Sally Gunnell, Athlete"
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events today

  • 1588 - Drake defeated the Spanish Armada off the coast of Plymouth
  • 1833 - The German composer Robert Schumann died
  • 1890 - "Vincent van Gogh, the dutch painter, died"
  • 1938 - Dennis the Menace first appeared in the 'Beano' comic
  • 1948 - Bread rationing in Britain ended
  • 1949 - The BBC began the first regular television weather broadcast
  • 1975 - "The military staged a coup in Nigeria, Africa"
  • 1981 - Prince Charles marred Lady Dianna Spencer at St Paul's Cathedral
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