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 16 in Wheaton, Illinois.
- 1988 - Mythcon 19 in Berkeley, California.
- 1989 - Mythcon 20 at University of British Columbia, Vancouver.
- 1991 - Mythcon 22 in San Diego, California.
- 1994 - Tyalië Tyelelliéva issue 1 is published.
- 1996 - Mythcon 27 at University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado.
- 2002 - Mythcon 33 at Boulder, Colorado.
- 2004 - Mythcon 35 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.
- 2014 - Producer and interviewer Denys Gueroult dies.