On This Day: July 29th
This is 211th day of the year and 155 days remain in the year.
In Humanae Vitae (of Human Life), Pope Paul VI reaffirmed the Catholic Church's prohibition on artificial methods of birth control.
Red sox switch hitter Bill Mueller became the first baseball player to hit grand slam home runs from both sides of the plate in the same game.
July 29 BirthdaysDag Hammarskjold 1905–61, Swedish statesman, secretary-general of the United Nations (1953–61).
Peter Jenningsnews anchor
Alexis de Tocquevillewriter
Elizabeth Hanford Dolepublic official
Nancy Landon Kassebaumsenator
Ken Burnsdocumentary filmmaker