July 29, 1565 - Mary, Queen of Scots impulsively married her cousin Lord Darnley (Henry Stuart). She would soon regret this move.
July 29, 1567 - James VI, son of Mary and Lord Darnley, is crowned King of Scots. His mother had been forced to abdicate the throne.
July 29, 1588 - The Spanish Armada is defeated by the English at the Battle of Gravelines off the coast of France.
July 29, 1981 - Prince Charles married Lady Diana Spencer at St. Paul’s Cathedral.