Events that occurred on 29 July
 On Earth
- 1954 - The Fellowship of the Ring is published.
- 1966 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes a letter to Michael Tolkien, partly published as Letter 289.
- 1966 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes a letter to Max Rouslin
- 1985 - Mythcon XVI in Wheaton, Illinois.
- 1988 - Mythcon XIX in Berkeley, California.
- 1989 - Mythcon XX at University of British Columbia, Vancouver.
- 1991 - Mythcon XXII in San Diego, California.
- 1994 - Tyalië Tyelelliéva issue 1 is published.
- 1996 - Mythcon XXVII at University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado.
- 2002 - Mythcon XXXIII at Boulder, Colorado.
- 2004 - Mythcon XXXV at University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
- 2004 - The Lord of the Rings Symphony at Heinz Hall in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
- 2006 - ELF 2006 in Secaucus, New Jersey.
- 2007 - MerpCon III in Spokane, Washington.
- 2008 - the 1968 radio series of The Hobbit is re-released in the USA including interviews with J.R.R. Tolkien.