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Famous Events For October 29

Famous Events For October 29 – Today In History

What Happened on October 29 in World History?

Early Centuries – October 29 Historic Events – Before 1700

1. 539 BC – King Cyrus of Persia invades Babylon to release the Jewish detainees and permits them to go back home
2. October 29, 1268 – Charles I of Sicily kills Conradin, the last king in the German Hohenstaufen family with Frederick I, Margrave of Baden
3. October 29, 1390 – first hearing of a case against sorcery in Paris
4. October 29, 1467 – Charles the Bold triumphs over Liege at the War of Brusthem
5. October 29, 1508 – capture of Kuinre by the army of Gelderse
6. October 29, 1552 – Chief Ivan IV returns to Moscow after the war
7. October 29, 1591 – installation of Giovanni A Facchinetti as Pope Innocentius IX
8. October 29, 1618 – execution of Sir Walter Raleigh, an English voyager, author, and aristocrat, for his involvement in collaborating against James I of England

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9. October 29, 1665 – execution of King Antonio I of Kongo/Nvita a Nkanga by the Portuguese army after capturing the empire of Kongo at the war of Mbwila (Ambuila)
10. October 29, 1675 – Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz first used the symbol longs, in establishing the calculations in integral and differential calculus
11. October 29, 1682 – William Penn discovered Pennsylvania
12. October 29, 1692 – The court of law, Oyer and Terminer, summoned for the hearing of Salem, soccer, was disbanded

18th Century – What Happened on October 29 – The 1700s

13. October 29, 1709 – agreement signed between England and Netherlands against French
14. October 29, 1727 – A harsh earthquake strikes New England
15. October 29, 1787 – the creation of a play, Don Giovanni, in Prague
16. October 29, 1792 – A mountain at the mouth of the river Willamette was discovered by Lt. William E Broughton. The mountain was named after Alexander Arthur Hood, a British Navy Officer
17. October 29, 1794 – French army captures Venlo

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20th Century – Important Events On This Day October 29 – The 1900s

18. October 29, 1811 – first journey from Pittsburgh to New Orleans through Ohio River steamboat
19. October 29, 1814 – commissioning of the first battleship, “Demologos” which was power-driven by steam
20. October 29, 1833 – a university to promote community service, leadership, and academic achievement was established in the US
21. October 29, 1859 – Morocco and Spain engaged in a battle
22. October 29, 1863 – Establishment of the International Committee of Red Cross in Geneva. Red Cross received Nobel Prizes in 1917, 1944 and 1963
23. October 29, 1864 – The Constitution of Greece was approved by its legislature
24. October 29, 1867 – Royal Companies mail steamship, Rhone and Wye overturn off St Thomas, Virgin Islands
25. October 29, 1872 – copyright is given to J.S. Risdon for inventing metal windmill
26. October 29, 1881 – publication of the US Magazine, “Judge” commenced
27. October 29, 1888 – permission given for the establishment of the British South Africa Company by Lord Salisbury to Cecil Rhodes
28. October 29, 1889 – NY Giants defeat Bkln in World Series, 6-3
29. October 29, 1889 – Queen Victoria approves the charter of Cecil Rhodes to Zambezia
30. October 29, 1889 – Stanley Park bestowed in Vancouver, BC
31. October 29, 1894 – premiere voting in Hawaii for its legislature

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19th Century – October 29 This Day That Year – The 1800s

32. October 29, 1901 – detention of Jane Toppan, a nurse for her involvement in killing a member of the Davis family of Boston, in Amherst, Massachusetts, by injecting an extra quantity of morphine
33. October 29, 1904 – commencement of conveyance service between two cities, Colorado City and Snyder, Texas
34. October 29, 1905 – Hottentot, chief of Hendrik Witbooi was critically wounded
35. October 29, 1910 – Bob Simpson representing Hamilton Tigers achieves the best 11 singles in a play
36. October 29, 1913 – thousands lost their lives due to a deluge in El Salvador
37. October 29, 1914 – The Navy belonging to Turkey occupies the Black Sea
38. October 29, 1915 – installation of Aristide Briand as Prime Minister of France for the third tenure
39. October 29, 1915 – Tomas Masaryk demands freedom for Czechoslovakia
40. October 29, 1918 – commencement of German Revolution when the German Navy did not want conflict with the British Navy and rebelled in the port of Wilhelmshaven
41. October 29, 1920 – appointment of Ed Barrow as General Manager of NY Yankees
42. October 29, 1921 – a part of the Klamath Reclamation Project, The Link River Dam is completed
43. October 29, 1923 – premiere of “Runnin’ Wild” a show by Gibbs/Grey/Wood on Broadway, NYC
44. October 29, 1923 – The laborers in the Textile industry rebelled against the poor remunerations in Enschede, Netherlands
45. October 29, 1923 – Turkey attains freedom

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46. October 29, 1923 – Turkey declared Republic by Mustafa Kemal and this day is recognized as Republic Day of Turkey
47. October 29, 1924 – premiere of “Dixie to Broadway” at Broadhurst Theatre
48. October 29, 1924 – In the voting for British legislature, the Labour Party fails to get majority
49. October 29, 1929 – The stock market on Wall Street plummeted prompting the “Great Depression” and is known as “Black Tuesday”
50. October 29, 1930 – Oshawa played against Toronto Balmy Beach at the 1st Eastern Canada night Canada Football play
51. October 29, 1931 – Lefty Grove, a pitcher of A’s who achieved 31 plays was awarded the AL’s Most Valuable Player distinction
52. October 29, 1932 – French ship, ss Normandie is commissioned
53. October 29, 1939 – curtain down for Golden Gate International Exposition
54. October 29, 1939 – All-star was triumphant over Montreal, 5-3 at the NHL Babe Seibert Memorial Play
55. October 29, 1940 – A draw was conducted for recruitment to the army in America during WW II, and No.158 was announced in the draw. All those having that number were enrolled
56. October 29, 1940 – during peacetime recruitment to the army, a draw was conducted and the Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson picked 258 for Recruitment
57. October 29, 1941 – the debut of the musical “Let’s Face It” by Cole Porter in New York City
58. October 29, 1942 – Montgomery commanded the seventh day of the war at El Alamein
59. October 29, 1942 – completion of the construction of the Alaska main road
60. October 29, 1942 – appointment of Branch Rickey as President/General Manager of Brooklyn Dodgers

61. October 29, 1942 – extermination of 16000 Jews in Pinsk, Soviet Union by Nazis
62. October 29, 1943 – Three officers of the Allied group break away from site Stalag Luft 3
63. October 29, 1944 – Breda, Netherlands freed by Polish Defence
64. October 29, 1944 – Goes South-Beveland freed by the Cabadese, Army
65. October 29, 1945 – Biro advertises the ballpoint pens for sale in the market
66. October 29, 1945 – US Senator, Happy Chandler steps down as US Senator continues to hold the position of the Commissioner of Baseball
67. October 29, 1945 – stepping down of Getulio Vargas as President of Brazil
68. October 29, 1947 – formation of Benelux Union consisting of Belgium, Luxembourg and Netherlands
69. October 29, 1947 – court proceedings against Han van Meegeren, an art counterfeiter, commence in Amsterdam
70. October 29, 1948 – Meron and Gush-Halev were set free by the army under Israel
71. October 29, 1948 – mass extermination in the Palestinian hamlet in Galilee by Armies under Israel
72. October 29, 1949 – Nellie Fox representing A’s joins the White Sox in place of Joe Tipton who joined A’s
73. October 29, 1950 – Minister for Finance in the British Council of Ministers, Stafford Cripps submits his papers
74. October 29, 1950 – Wally Triplett achieves an average of 735 yards
75. October 29, 1950 – Bill Rexford achieves the 2nd NASCAR Sprint Cup championship
76. October 29, 1953 – Sale of St. Louis Browns to a unit in Baltimore
77. October 29, 1954 – The Muslim Brotherhood was dismissed by Col. Nasser
78. October 29, 1955 – TV Transmission channel commences in Sweden on a trial basis
79. October 29, 1955 – a 45-hour work-per-week rule comes into force in Belgium
80. October 29, 1955 – Emile Zatopek achieves best timings in a marathon run of 15 miles in 1:14:01 and 25,000 m in 1:16:36 respectively

81. October 29, 1956 – Chet Huntley and David Brinkley, American Evening News aired on NBC
82. October 29, 1956 – The International Zone centered on the city of Tangier restored to Morocco
83. October 29, 1956 – Israeli defense invaded Egyptian Sinai with the sole intention of gaining control of the Straits of Tiran
84. October 29, 1957 – Detonation of a shell thrown by hand in the Parliament of Israel
85. October 29, 1958 – The Nobel Prize for Literature awarded to Boris Pasternak was not accepted by him
86. October 29, 1958 – The first heart angiogram was conducted by Dr. F Mason Sones
87. October 29, 1958 – Atomic test by the US at Nevada
88. October 29, 1959 – The Adventures of Asterix, a series of French Comics first printed in the periodical, “Pilote” by Rene Goscinny and demonstrated by Albert Uderzo
89. October 29, 1960 – in an air accident involving Chartered C 46 with a Cal State football players on board, 16 were killed
90. October 29, 1960 – Boxing Champion, Muhammad Ali, in his debut fight, defeats Tunney Hunsaker in 6
91. October 29, 1961 – Atomic test by the US at Nevada
92. October 29, 1961 – Ned Jarrett achieves the 13th NASCAR Sprint Cup
93. October 29, 1963 – a flier entitled, “Meet the Beatles” circulated
94. October 29, 1964 – in a cricket match against Pakistan, Bobby Simpson scores a century in each term of battings
95. October 29, 1964 – burglary of precious stones including Start of India in New York
96. October 29, 1964 – the discovery of the city of Karmi’el in Galilee
97. October 29, 1964 – Tanganyika and Zanzibar form The United Republic of Tanzania
98. October 29, 1965 – Atomic test below the earth by the US at Amchitka Island Aleutians
99. October 29, 1966 – Moon Satellite, Lunar 1, bangs on moon at 67 N, 162 E
100. October 29, 1966 – Establishment of National Organization of Women

101. October 29, 1967 – Danny Abramowicz achieves 105 successive play receptions in the NFL play
102. October 29, 1967 – LPGA Alamo Ladies’ Golf Open achieved by Kathy Whitworth
103. October 29, 1967 – the debut of the musical “Hair” by MacDermot, Ragni, and Rado in NYC
104. October 29, 1967 – With the Kary twins killing Jack McVitie, a Londoner and an offender, their disgrace started and they were detained as well
105. October 29, 1968 – Atomic test by USSR at Sary Shagan, USSR
107. October 29, 1969 – all schools were asked to end integration immediately by the Supreme Court
108. October 29, 1969 – NL Cy Young Award was achieved by Tom Seaver
109. October 29, 1969 – Atomic test by the US at Nevada
110. October 29, 1969 – Atomic test below the earth by USSR
111. October 29, 1970 – TV Transmission channel 38 in Columbus, GA on NBC starts functioning
112. October 29, 1970 – Proportional representations in Northern Ireland advocated by the Electoral Reform Society
113. October 29, 1972 – Don Cockroft representing Cleveland Browns achieves a goal from a distance of 57 yard
114. October 29, 1972 – LPGA Corpus Christi Civitan Golf Open was achieved by Jo Ann Prentice
115. October 29, 1974 – There should be no difference in granting credit based on Sex or matrimonial status in credit applicants as per the rules of the book
116. October 29, 1975 – Boston’s Fred Lynn was unanimously nominated for the award of AL Rookie of the Year

117. October 29, 1975 – Atomic test by USSR at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk, USSR
118. October 29, 1977 – premiere of “Act” at Majestic Theatre, NYC to give 233 presentations
119. October 29, 1977 – a 60-yard kick was achieved for the third time in the term by Russell Erideben representing Texas
120. October 29, 1977 – Atomic test by USSR at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk, USSR
121. October 29, 1979 – dismissal of Billy Martin as Yankee manager for the 2nd time
122. October 29, 1979 – LPGA Colgate Far East Golf Open achieved by Silvia Bertolaccini
123. October 29, 1981 – appointment of Bill Giles as CEO of the Philadelphia Phillies
124. October 29, 1982 – John DeLorean, manufacturer of automobiles was convicted for possessing and sale of narcotics but later set free
125. October 29, 1982 – The musical “Girl is Mine” by Paul McCartney and Michel Jackson announced
126. October 29, 1983 – Large-scale show by the Dutch to ban rockets on ships
127. October 29, 1984 – NY lengthy run was achieved by Orlando Pizzolato and Greta Weitz in 2:14:53 and 2:29:30 respectively
128. October 29, 1985 – Joaquin Andujar of Cards’ jolted the umpire and was suspended for 10 plays
129. October 29, 1985 – a multiparty voting held in Liberia declared Major General Samuel K Doe as victorious
130. October 29, 1986 – NJ Devil defeat Penguins, 8-6 and Kirk Muller achieves the best 6 points
131. October 29, 1986 – Pitcher LaMarr Hoyt of Padres was detained at the US-Mexico territory for drug trafficking
132. October 29, 1986 – In a cricket match between WI and Pakistan, WI were all out for 53
133. October 29, 1987 – premiere of “Don’t Get God Started” at Longacre Theatre, NYC to give 86 presentations
134. October 29, 1987 – Thomas Hearns achieves the extraordinary 4th dissimilar weight boxing championship
135. October 29, 1988 – detention of 2000 US demonstrators against abortion for blocking health centers
136. October 29, 1988 – China invented a birth control device for men made from plants
137. October 29, 1988 – commencement of a 24-hour walking race in the open by Jim Elliott of the US
138. October 29, 1988 – The projectile of the Soviet Spacecraft postponed
139. October 29, 1989 – LPGA Nichirei Golf International was achieved by Colleen Walker
140. October 29, 1989 – the inauguration of the 63rd road expansion to Subway in NYC
141. October 29, 1990 – an earthquake of strength 5.7 in Algeria kills 30
142. October 29, 1991 – appointment of Buck Showalter as NY Yankee manager in place of Stump Merrill
143. October 29, 1993 – Dow Jones stock market value touches a high of 3687.86
144. October 29, 1993 – a musical “The Sign” announced in Europe by Ace of Base
145. October 29, 1994 – 21 lost their lives in a mishap at Ust-Ilimsk Kaluga to Antonov AN-12
146. October 29, 1994 – $ 60 million plus was distributed by NY Lottery
147. October 29, 1994 – inauguration of a National Exhibition hall of American Indians in NYC
148. October 29, 1995 – premiere of “Fool Moon” at Ambassador Theatre, NYC
149. October 29, 1995 – increase in the sale price of NY Sunday News from $1 to $1.25
150. October 29, 1995 – The Nichiei International LPGA Golf Tournament was achieved by the US by defeating Japan, 19-17

151. October 29, 1997 – Iraq’s Command group bans US citizens and US planes from working with the UN weapons examination group
152. October 29, 1998 – a report published in South Africa, by a Committee of Truth and Reconciliation censures cruelties by both sides
153. October 29, 1998 – Kurdish radical seized a Turkish Aircraft en route to Ankara from Adana with 6 squads and 33 travelers on board. The pilot was ordered to fly to Switzerland but the pilot fools the kidnapper and touches Ankara on the pretext that he was landing in Sofia for fuel
154. October 29, 1998 – The most severe cyclone Mitch in the Atlantic touches Honduras
155. October 29, 1998 – John Glenn, 77, was the eldest person to travel into space abroad STS-95
156. October 29, 1998 – inauguration of ATSC HDTV airing station along with hurling of STS-95 spacecraft
157. October 29, 1999 – The most severe cyclone of the Indian Ocean strikes Odisha in India killing 9885 with wind travelling at 300 mph

21st Century – October 29 This Day In History – The 2000s

158. October 29, 2001 – an estimated $4 billion spread over 5 years was earmarked to be spent by a syndicate led by ExxonMobil to advance offshore oil and natural gas fields in the far eastern region of Sakhalin
159. October 29, 2002 – a severe fire in a departmental store in Ho Chi Minh City with 1500 purchasers inside leaves 60 dead and 100 not traceable. It was one of the lethal tragedies in Vietnam during the truce
160. October 29, 2004 – an agreement was reached in Rome with 25 European chiefs participating and approving the Constitution for Europe
161. October 29, 2004 – Osama bin Laden accepts accountability for September 11, 2001 outbreaks and allusions to the 2004 US presidential voting, as reported by the Arabic news system, Al Jazeera
162. October 29, 2005 – more than 60 lost their life in the Delhi detonation
163. October 29, 2007 – Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner was the first woman president of Argentina to be selected by ballot
164. October 29, 2008 – amalgamation of Delta Air Lines with Northwest Airlines to become one of the world’s big airline
165. October 29, 2008 – The Philadelphia Phillies vanquish Tampa Bay Rays in game 5 at the MLB World Series winners

166. October 29, 2008 – Debut of the picture. “Quantum of Solace” a James Bond adventure series featuring Daniel Craig and Olga Kurylenko, in London
167. October 29, 2011 – The most severe snowfall in the US north-east affects the lives of 2 million inhabitants who suffered without electrical energy for more than 36 hours
168. October 29, 2012 – Cyclone Sandy creates havoc in New Jersey leaving 110 dead and loss of property worth $50 billion. The New York share market also shuts down
169. October 29, 2012 – Amalgamation of two organizations, Penguin and Random, to form one of the biggest printing company
170. October 29, 2014 – 2014 World Series was achieved by San Francisco Giants
171. October 29, 2014 – Madison Bumgarner achieved the MLB 2014 World Series MVP award
172. October 29, 2015 – China abolishes its 35-year-old one-child norms
173. October 29, 2015 – installation of Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) as Speaker of the US Legislature replacing John Boehner (R-Ohio)

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