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29 July

238 – Roman Empire – Co-Emperors Pupienus Maximus and Balbinus assassinated. http://www.roman-empire.net/decline/pupienus.html

796 – England – King Offa died, aged 58. http://www.britroyals.com/kings.asp?id=offa

904 – Greece – Sack of Thessalonica. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sack_of_Thessalonica_(904)

1014 – Bulgaria – Battle of Kleidion (Byzantine-Bulgarian Wars). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Kleidion

1018 – Netherlands – Battle of Vlaardingen. http://www.keesn.nl/vlaard/vlaard_en.htm

1030 – Norway – Battle of Stiklestad. http://burnpit.legion.org/2010/07/battle-stiklestad-deposed-king-norway-defeated-peasant-army

1099 – Rome – Pope Urban II died. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Urban_II

1148 – Syria – Siege of Damascus ended (Second Crusade). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Damascus_(1148)

1567 – Scotland – Coronation of James VI. http://www.britroyals.com/scots.asp?id=james1

1644 – Rome – Pope Urban VIII died. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Urban_VIII

1693 – Belgium – Battle of Landen (War of the Grand Alliance). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Landen

1773 – Guatemala – Earthquake measuring 7.5Mw, 600 killed.

1836 – France – Arc de Triomphe opened. http://www.arcdetriompheparis.com/history

1848 – Ireland – Tipperary Revolt (Irish Potato Famine). http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/tipperary-revolt-ends-in-failure

1858 – Japan – Harris Treaty signed with USA. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Amity_and_Commerce_(United_States%E2%80%93Japan)

1899 – Netherlands – First Hague Convention signed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hague_Conventions_of_1899_and_1907

1900 – Italy – King Umberto I assassinated. https://libcom.org/history/1900-assassination-king-umberto-i-italy

1920 – USA – Construction began on Link River Dam, Oregon. http://www.klamathbasincrisis.org/watermarks/pg4Atimeline021508.htm

1942 – Germany – RAF bombers attacked Saabrücken (WWII). http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=55/Bombing-of-Hamburg-Dresden-and-Other-Cities-World-War-II-Database

1943 – Solomon Islands – US Navy plane crashed at San Critóbal Island, 10 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19430729-0

1947 – Tibet – Earthquake measuring 7.3Mw, epicentre in Assam. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1947_Assam_earthquake

1947 – Indonesia – Orissa State Government plane crashed near Yogyakarta, 8 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19470729-0

1948 – China – Civil Air Transport plane crashed at Qingdao Airport, 19 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19480729-0

1948 – Argentina – ALFA plane crashed off Buenos Aires, 20 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19480729-1


1948 – UK – XIV Summer Olympic Games Opening Ceremony in London. https://youtu.be/VajWojMkY5I http://www.olympic.org/london-1948-summer-olympics

1950 – Algeria – CAT plane crashed at Tanezrouft, 26 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19500729-0

1950 – USA – USAF plane crashed near Juneau, AK, 6 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19500729-1

1950 – Slovakia – CSA plane crashed near Košice, 1 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19500729-2

1951 – Bolivia – Loide Aéreo Nacional plane crashed near Cochabamba-J Wilsterman Airport, 7 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19510729-0

1967 – Venezuela – Earthquake measuring 6.5Mw, epicentre in Caracas, 236 killed. http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0001/000152/015201eb.pdf


1981 – UK – Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer marry at St. Paul’s Cathedral, London. http://youtu.be/zgmpgvf1O44

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1608 – Frederick Wrightson was executed.

1610 – Robert Blackley was executed at Tyburn Gallows.

1692 – Charles Dimmey and Hannah Wilkinson were executed at Tyburn Gallows.

1775 – George Bulmer and John Williamson were executed at Tyburn Gallows.

http://pastsearch-archaeo-history.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Criminals-and-Executions-Jan12.pdf