July 29: Fun Facts about Today in History

Today in History


(July 29, 1948)
The 1948 Summer Olympics (formally known as London 1948) was held in London, UK. After a 12-year hiatus due to WWII, these were the first Summer Olympics since Berlin 1936. photo source:

(July 29, 1981)
The wedding of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Lady Diana Spencer at St Paul's Cathedral in London was broadcast live to a global television audience of more than 750 million people. photo source:

(July 29, 2005)
The dwarf planet Eris has been discovered by astronomers, and it is the largest object in the solar system that has not yet been visited by a spacecraft. photo source:

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