On this day: July 29

Published On: Jul 15 2013 04:38:01 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 29 2016 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 - Arc de Triomphe
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1836: The Arc de Triomphe is inaugurated in Paris, France. The iconic monument honors those who fought and died for France in the French Revolutionary and the Napoleonic Wars.

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