1. In 1921, the log cabin that served as Washington's Headquarters during the Revolutionary War was moved from Valley Forge to Norristown.
2. On July 29, 1861, the 5th Pennsylvania Reserves went into battle during the First Battle of Bull Run.
3. In 1935, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act into law, which greatly impacted the lives of many Pennsylvanians.
4. In 1847, an anti-slavery meeting was held in West Chester, where several prominent Pennsylvania abolitionists spoke.
5. The Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Arts summer program began on July 29, 1973. The program is designed to provide intensive arts education to talented high school students from across the state.
5 Fun Facts About July 29 In Pennsylvania History
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