On this day: July 29

Published On: Jul 15 2013 04:38:01 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 29 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

Vincent van Gogh dies, the Summer Olympics return after World War II, Jack Paar debuts on the "Tonight" show, Dylan crashes his motorcycle, and Prince Charles marries Diana, all on this day.

OTD July 29 - Ken Burns
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1953: Documentary film director and producer Ken Burns, best known for award-winning documentaries like "The Civil War," "Baseball," "Jazz," "The War" and "The National Parks: America's Best Idea," is born in Brooklyn, New York.

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