29th July

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1981 Charles and Diana marry Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer (Princess Diana) marry in St Paul's Cathedral.
1976 Fire engulfs pier Fire engulfes the pier at Southend in Essex.
1966 Beatles last live performance The Beatles make their last live performance, in San Francisco.
1948 14th Olympics King George VI opens the 14th Olympics at Wembley Stadium in London
1890 Vincent van Gogh dies Post-Impressionist artist Vincent van Gogh dies at the age of 37.
1887 Benito Mussolini is born Wartime leader Benito Mussolini is born.
1588 Spanish Armada defeated Off the coast of France, the English navy commanded by Sir Francis Drake defeats the Spanish Armada sent by King Philip II.

 

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On This Day - 29th July