July 29 in Pop Culture History

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’√Čtoile (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.

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