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  • Today in History for 29th July 2021
    Posted on July 29, 2021 at 04:02

    Historical Events 1585 - University of Franeker/ University of Friesland opens in the Netherlands1927 - Phil Mead scores his 100th 100, Hampshire v Northants1940 - SV. Urk Dutch soccer team forms1943 - Nazi's evacuate Hollandsche Theater in Amsterdam2013 - €103 million of diamonds is stolen from the Carton Intercontinental Hotel, Cannes, France2015 - Zion Harvey became the first paediatric patient to receive a double hand transplant at The Children's Hospital of PhiladelphiaMore Historical Events » Famous Birthdays 1758 - Antonius van Gils, Dutch RC theologist (opposed Enlightenment)1843 - Johannes Schmidt, German linguist (d. 1901)1884 - Ralph A. Bard, U.S. Navy Undersecretary (d. 1975)1919 - Miltos Sachtouris, Greek poet (d. 2005)1955 - Dave Stevens, American illustrator1973 - Stephen Dorff, actor (I Know My Name is Steven), born in Atlanta, GeorgiaMore Famous Birthdays » Famous Deaths 1887 - Agostino Depretis, Italian statesman, Prime Minister of Italy (1876-78, 1778-79, 1881-87), dies at 741906 - Alexandre Luigini, French composer (Ballet égyptien), dies at 561922 - Edward Gailliard, Flemish linguist and archaeologist, dies at 811954 - Coen de Koning, Dutch speed skater (World Alllround Speed Skating champion 1905), dies at 751973 - Norm Smith, Australian rules footballer and coach (b. 1915)2003 - Johnny Walker [Badruddin Jamaluddin Kazi], Indian actor (Madhumati, Chachi 420), dies at 82More Famous Deaths » […]

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