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Importance of 29th July in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 29th July special in the world history.


देश और दुनिया के इतिहास के पन्‍नों में 29 जुलाई कई कारणों से महत्वपूर्ण है, उनमें से ये सभी प्रमुख हैं:-
  • 1876 में भारत में विज्ञान संगठन की स्थापना की गई।
  • 1567 में जेम्स VI को स्कॉटलैंड का राजा बनाया गया।
  • 1858 में यूनाइटेड स्टेट्स और जापान ने हैरिस संधि पर हस्ताक्षर किए।
  • 1891 में प्रसिद्ध समाज सुधारक, शिक्षाशास्त्री और स्वाधीनता सेनानी ईश्वर चन्द्र विद्यासागर निधन हुआ। 
  • 1996 में कोलकाता में भारतीय स्वतंत्रता संग्राम में योगदान देने वाली प्रमुख महिलाओं में से एक अरुणा आसफ़ अली का निधन हुआ।
  • 1981 में ब्रिटेन के राजकुमार चार्ल्स और राजकुमारी डायना की शादी हुई थी।

1998
Death of Jerome Robbins, American choreographer .
United States
1983
Death of Raymond Massey, Canadian actor .
Canada
1983
Death of Luis Buñuel, Spanish film director .
Spain
1983
Death of David Niven, British film actor .
Great Britain
1981
Wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer (divorced 28 Aug 1996)
Great Britain
1968
Pope Paul VI reaffirmed the Church’s condemnation of birth control .
Italy
1958
US President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the National Aeronautics and Space Act, formally creating NASA.
United States
1949
The BBC began broadcasting regular weather forecasts on television
Great Britain
1949
The first weather forecast broadcast on British television
Great Britain
1948
London Olympics begin
Great Britain
1938
The first edition of The Beano was published.
Great Britain
1922
Will Hay became the first British comedian to appear on Radio when excerpts of his show at the Apollo theatre were broadcast on Listening In.
Great Britain
1905
Birth of Clara Bow, actress in silent movies
United States
1890
Death of Vincent Van Gogh, painter
Belgium
1883
Birth of Benito Mussolini, Italian Fascist dictator .
Italy
1858
The USA and Japan signed the Harris Treaty, which secured commercial and diplomatic privileges for the USA in Japan.
1856
Death of Robert Schumann, composer
Germany
1833
Death of William Wilberforce,British politician and philanthropist, a prominent anti-slavery campaigner
Great Britain
1805
Birth of Alexis de Tocqueville, politician and historian
France
1588
Spanish Armada defeated
1565
Marriage of Mary, Queen of Scots to Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, her first cousin
Great Britain
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