Historical Events for 29th July 2022

362 – Emperor Julianus of Constantinople’s “School Edict” prohibited Christian teachers from using pagan literature which were standard texts for classical education at the time
1014 – Battle of Strumitsa-valley: Byzantine destroys Bulgarian armies
1847 – Cumberland School of Law founded in Lebanon, Tennessee, USA. At the end of 1847 only 15 law schools exist in the United States
1934 – PGA Championship Men’s Golf, Park CC: Paul Runyan wins first of his 2 PGA crowns, defeating Craig Wood in 38 holes
1968 – Mount Arenal, Costa Rica kills 80 in Pelee-type eruption
1983 – Steve Garvey ends his NL record 1,207 consecutive game streak
1993 – Israeli Court of Appeal overturns (5-0) conviction of John Demjaujuk, saying not enough evidence he is Concentration Camp Ivan the Terrible
1995 – Monica Seles beats Martina Navratilova in her return to tennis
2018 – British Senior Open Men’s Golf, St. Andrews: Spaniard Miguel Ángel Jiménez wins by 1 shot from defending champion Bernhard Langer of Germany
2021 – Following Simone Biles’ withdrawal, teammate Sunisa Lee becomes first Hmong-American Olympic champion in any sport when she wins women’s artistic individual all-around gymnastics gold in Tokyo

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