July 29 in Pop Culture History
1148 – The Siege of Damascus ended with a crusader defeat and lead end of the Second Crusade.
1836 – Inauguration of the Arc de Triomphe de l’Étoile (Arch of Triumph of the Star) in Paris, France.
1914 – The 7 mile long Cape Cod Canal opened in Massachusetts.
1916 – Matheson Fire, Ontario
1921 – Adolf Hitler became the leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party.