Starts in 7 Days, 2 Hours
July 29, 2021 Click to see it
– National Culture Day
– Human Values Day
1525 – The Adelantado Rodrigo de Bastidas founds the city of Santa Marta, in the current territory of Colombia.
1836 – The Arc de Triomphe in Paris is inaugurated.
1856 – Signature in Asunción of a treaty of friendship and navigation between Argentina and Paraguay.
1856 – Robert Schumann, German composer, dies.
1858 – The first trade treaty between the US and Japan is signed.
1883 – Benito Mussolini, Italian dictator, is born.
1890 – Vincent Van Gogh, a Dutch Post-Impressionist painter, dies.
1900 – The anarchist Breci assassinates the King of Italy, Humberto I, who succeeds Victor Emmanuel III in Monza.
1904 – Breakdown of diplomatic relations between France and the Vatican due to the prohibition of religious congregations from teaching on French territory.
1904 – Ricardo Balbín, Argentine politician, is born.
1907 – British Colonel Robert Baden-Powell founds the Boy Scouts organization.
1921 – Hitler is elected in the Assembly of the NSDAP the first president of the party.
1949 – The Feminine Peronist Party is founded, whose first president was Eva Perón.
1957 – Ricardo Rojas, Argentine writer and university professor, dies.
1958 – JAF (Juan Antonio Ferreyra), Argentine musician, is born.
1963 – The evening “Crónica”, founded by photographer and journalist Héctor Ricardo García, appears in Buenos Aires.
1966 – Onganía closes the universities and represses the demonstrations: the Night of the Long Canes, at the UBA.
1975 – The Organization of American States (OAS) repeals the blockade imposed on Cuba in 1964.
1979 – Herbert Marcuse, German philosopher, dies.
1981 – Wedding of Prince Charles of England with Lady Diana Spencer.
1983 – Luis Buñuel, Spanish film director, dies.
1983 – David Niven, British actor, dies.
1984 – Hijacking of a Venezuelan plane, with 82 passengers on board, by a command that demands the delivery of 250 weapons.
1986 – The presidents of Argentina and Brazil, Raúl Alfonsín and José Sarney, sign economic agreements for mutual integration in Buenos Aires, the basis for the future creation of the Southern Common Market.
1987 – Margaret Thatcher and Francois Mitterrand sign an agreement in Paris for the construction of a tunnel under the English Channel, which will link Great Britain with France in 1993.
1995 – Severino Varela “the white beret”, Uruguayan footballer, Boca Juniors idol, dies.
1998 – Monica Lewinsky agrees to reveal her sexual relationship with Clinton in exchange for immunity.
1998 – Jorge Pacheco Areco, former president of Uruguay, dies.
2000 – Alberto Fujimori is sworn in again as Peruvian president.
2000 – The prestigious Argentine heart surgeon René Favaloro commits suicide.
2005 – Astronomers announce the discovery of the dwarf planet Eris.
2007 – Michel Serrault, French comic actor, dies.
2013 – Walter Malosetti, Argentine guitarist, dies.
2015 – The American software company Microsoft releases the latest edition of the Microsoft Windows operating system – Windows 10.