JULY 29 was ALL OF THIS!!
Compiled by CrossDove Writers
The following happenings are what makes the day of JULY 28 something special!!
A FAMOUS QUOTE from JULY 29:
“Nothing truly valuable arises from ambition or from a mere sense of duty; it stems rather from love and devotion towards men and towards objective things.”
Albert Einstein, 1947
JULY 29 in HISTORY:
2005 – Astronomers announce their discovery of the dwarf planet Eris.
1981 – Wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana televised.
1950 – Disney’s “Treasure Island” was released
1938 – British “Dennis the Menace” comic 1st appears
1754 – First international boxing match held: Jack Slack of Britain vs Jean Petit of France
JULY 29 in the WORLD OF BUSINESS:
1958 – To compete with Russia – President Dwight Eisenhower signs the act to create NASA – changing technology and science forever.
JULY 29 in the WORLD OF ENTERTAINMENT:
1966 – Bob Dylan (after motorcycle crash), gets break from pressures of a musician
JULY 29 in GEORGRAPHY:
1938 – Olympic National Park, located in Washington, is established.
JULY 29 in the WORLD OF SPORTS:
1989 – The Phillies retire #32 – in honor of the great left handed pitcher – Steve Carlton.
JULY 29 as a HOLIDAY:
International Tiger Day – Global effort to raise awareness about the importance of tiger conservation as the species approaches extinction.