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Other Notable Events for July 29

On this date in history:

In 1588, off the coast of Gravelines, France, Spain's Invincible Armada was defeated by an English naval force under the command of Charles Howard and Francis Drake.

In 1848, at the height of the ...

Notable Birthdays for July 29

Those born on this date include:

- French historian Alexis de Tocqueville in 1805
- novelist Booth Tarkington in 1869
- Italian dictator Benito Mussolini in 1883
- actor Theda Bara in 1885
- composer Sigmund ...

Astronomy

Today is Tuesday, July 29, the 210th day of 2014 with 155 to follow.

The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mercury, Neptune, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Mars and Saturn.