According to the Imperial Household Act of Japan, princes and princesses come of age at 18.
On this day, Prince Yoshihito becomes a member of the House of Peers.
The First Zionist Congress opens.
The First Zionist Congress closes.
Diana, her companion Dodi Al-Fayed and driver Henri Paul die in a car crash in Paris.
The day is the 100th anniversary of Thomas Edison's patent on the first movie projector (August 31, 1897).
The day is July 29 in the Japanese calendar and is the 16th anniversary of the wedding of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Lady Diana Spencer (July 29, 1981).
It was actually a harbinger of a series of the Russian apartment bombings.