July 29

July 29 is the 210th day of the year (211th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 155 days remaining until the end of the year.
International Tiger Day

Also known as Global Tiger Day, International Tiger Day is an annual celebration to raise awareness for tiger conservation, held annually on July 29. It was created in 2010 at the Saint Petersburg Tiger Summit. The goal of the day is to promote a global system for protecting the natural habitats of tigers and to raise public awareness and support for tiger conservation issues.

1836 Inauguration of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France.
1914 The Cape Cod Canal opened.
2005 Astronomers announced their discovery of the dwarf planet Eris.

Eris was discovered by the team of Mike Brown, Chad Trujillo, and David Rabinowitz on January 5, 2005, from images taken on October 21, 2003.


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