What happened on a day like today?

World.- In the ephemeris of this July 29 Several important events that marked the history of humanity stand out, for example: in 1957, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) was created, dependent on the UN, to promote the use of nuclear technologies for peaceful purposes and in safe conditions. technological and physical.

What are the ephemeris of July 29?

1525.- The Adelantado Rodrigo de Bastidas founds the city of Santa Marta, in the current territory of Colombia.

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1773.- The city of Santiago de los Caballeros, today Antigua Guatemala, is practically destroyed by a strong earthquake.

1836.- Inauguration of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.

1899.- The Hague Agreement by which European countries undertake not to use asphyxiating gases in wars.

1900.- The anarchist Breci assassinates the King of Italy Humberto I in Monza, who is succeeded by Victor Emmanuel III.

1907.- British Colonel Robert Baden-Powell founds the “boy scouts”.

1921Hitler becomes the leader of the National Party of German Workers (Nazi Party).

1948.- Inaugurated the London Olympic Games.

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1954.- “The Fellowship of the Ring” is published, the first volume of the trilogy “The Lord of the Rings” by JRR Tolkien.

1958.- President Eisenhower signs the law creating NASA, although it did not begin to function until October 1.

1960.- NASA publishes the “Apollo project”.

1966.- The Argentine Government decrees the closure of the universities.

1975.- The OAS repeals the blockade imposed on Cuba in 1964.

1981.- Wedding of Prince Charles of England with Diana Spencer.

1984.- Kidnapping of a Venezuelan plane, with 82 passengers on board, by a command that demands the delivery of 250 weapons.

1987.- Margaret Thatcher and Francois Mitterrand sign in Paris the agreement for the construction of a tunnel under the English Channel, which will link Great Britain with France.

2004.- They detain in Pakistan the member of Al Qaeda Ahmed Galfan Ghailani, one of the terrorists most wanted by the FBI.

2004.– The IMF’s audit office admits that it supported “inappropriate policies” in Argentina, which led the country to its biggest crisis in 2001 and the world’s largest default.

2007.- The former president of Peru Alberto Fujimori attends the elections for the Senate in Japan in which for the first time the hegemonic PLD is defeated.

2008.- American scientist Bruce Ivins commits suicide, suspected of being the author of the 2001 anthrax attacks in which five people died.

2014.- Umar Khan, the doctor who led the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone, dies from the virus.

2015.- Found in the waters of the French island of Reunion, off the African coast, some remains of the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that disappeared on March 8, 2014 with 239 people on board.

2015.– Afghanistan confirms the death of Taliban leader Mullah Omar in 2013 in a Pakistani hospital.

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2016.- The Nicaraguan Parliament dismisses 28 opposition deputies.

2019.- A riot in a Brazilian prison leaves 57 dead.

2020.- Turkey passes a controversial law to control and censor social media content.

Who was born on July 29?

1841.- Gerard Hansen, Norwegian botanist and physician.

1883.- Benito Mussolini, Italian statesman.

1905.- Robert Ricci, French designer and businessman.

1905– Clara Bow, American actress

1925.- Mikis Theodorakis, Greek musician.

1931.- Jorge Edwards, Chilean writer and diplomat.

1981.- Fernando Alonso, Spanish Formula 1 driver.

Who died on July 29?

1856.- Robert Schumann, German composer.

1890.- Vincent Van Gogh, Dutch painter.

1979.- Herbert Marcuse, German philosopher.

1983.- Luis Buñuel, Spanish filmmaker.

1983.– David Niven, British actor.

1994.- Dorothy Hodgkin, the only British woman to win a Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

2000.- René Favaloro, Argentine surgeon, inventor of the “by-pass”.

2006.- Julio Increase, Spanish poet.

2009.- Gayatri Devi, last Maharani of Jaipur (India).

2016.- José Menese, flamenco singer.

2019.- Guillermo Mordillo, Argentine cartoonist.

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