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Today In History - January 29

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Today in History Our On This Day In History HistoryOrb.com archives contain over 200,000 events, birthdays and deaths from 6,000 years of history. Here is a roundup of some of them for January 29:

Historical Events

  • 1595 - William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet is probably first performed.
  • 1613 - Galileo observes Neptune but fails to recognize what he sees
  • 1802 - John Beckley of Virginia appointed first Librarian of Congress
  • 1834 - President Jackson orders first use of US troops to suppress a labor dispute
  • 1839 - English Naturalist and author of Origin of the Species Charles Darwin marries Emma Wedgwood
  • 1845 - Edgar Allen Poe's "Raven" 1st published (NYC)
  • 1861 - Kansas becomes 34th state
  • 1879 - Custer Battlefield National Monument, Montana established
  • 1896 - Emile Grubbe is 1st doctor to use radiation treatment for breast cancer
  • 1900 - American League organized in Buffalo, Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Milwaukee & Minneapolis
  • 1916 - 1st bombings of Paris by German Zeppelins takes place
  • 1919 - Secretary of state proclaims 18th amendment (prohibition)
  • 1920 - Walt Disney starts 1st job as an artist; $40 week with KC Slide Co
  • 1924 - Ice cream cone rolling machine patented by Carl Taylor, Cleveland
  • 1933 - German president von Hindenburg appoints Hitler chancellor
  • 1936 - 1st players elected to Baseball Hall of Fame-Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Christy Mathewson & Walter Johnson
  • 1944 - USS Missouri, the last battleship commissioned by the US Navy, is launched.
  • 1951 - Liz Taylor's 1st divorce (Conrad Hilton Jr)
  • 1953 - 1st movie in Cinemascope (The Robe) premieres
  • 1958 - Academy Award-winning actor Paul Newman (33) weds "The Three Faces of Eve" actress Joanne Woodward (27) at the El Rancho hotel-casino in Las Vegas
  • 1959 - Walt Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" released
  • 1961 - US female Figure Skating championship won by Laurence Owen
  • 1961 - US male Figure Skating championship won by Bradley Lord
  • 1963 - Jim Thorpe, Red Grange & George Halas elected to football Hall of Fame
  • 1964 - 9th Winter Olympic games open in Innsbruck, Austria
  • 1964 - Most lopsided high-school basketball score 211-29 (Louisiana)
  • 1964 - Stanley Kubrick's "Dr Strangelove," premieres
  • 1964 - Unmanned Apollo 1 Saturn launcher test attains Earth orbit
  • 1966 - US female Figure Skating championship won by Peggy Fleming
  • 1966 - US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Allen
  • 1969 - Jimi Hendrix & Peter Townshend wage a battle of guitars
  • 1975 - First American Annual Comedy Awards, hosted by Alan King
  • 1979 - Emerson, Lake & Palmer disband after 10 years together
  • 1979 - President Carter commuted Patricia Hearst's 7 year sentence to 2 years
  • 1983 - "Down Under" by Men At Work hit #1 on UK pop chart
  • 1983 - 40th Golden Globes: Gandhi, ET & Tootsie win
  • 1984 - Actress Lynda Carter (Wonder Woman) marries Robert Altman
  • 1984 - President Reagan formally announces he will seek a 2nd term
  • 1984 - Space Shuttle 41-B (STS-11) Challenger launched
  • 1989 - Episcopal church appoints 1st female bishop
  • 1995 - Andre Agassi defeats Pete Sampras to win Australian Open
  • 1995 - Super Bowl XXIX: SF 49ers beat San Diego Chargers, 49-26 in Miami, MVP: Steve Young, San Francisco, QB
  • 1996 - 23rd American Music Award: Garth Brooks wins
  • 1996 - 6,138th performance of "Cats" is held in London, surpassing record of Broadway's longest-running musical, "A Chorus Line"
  • 2002 - In his State of the Union Address, United States President George W. Bush describes "regimes that sponsor terror" as an Axis of Evil, in which he includes Iraq, Iran and North Korea.
  • 2005 - The first direct commercial flights from the mainland China (from Guangzhou) to Taiwan since 1949 arrived in Taipei. Shortly afterwards, a China Airlines carrier landed in Beijing.



Famous Birthdays

  • 1737 - Thomas Paine, political essayist (Common Sense, Age of Reason)
  • 1754 - Moses Cleaveland, founder of Cleveland (d. 1806)
  • 1756 - Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee III, Congressman, Governor of Virginia and American General
  • 1821 - Isaac Ferdinand Quinby, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1891
  • 1823 - Franklin Gardner, Major General (Confederate Army)
  • 1836 - Benjamin Franklin Potts, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1887
  • 1836 - James Meech Warner, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1897
  • 1843 - William McKinley, Niles Ohio, 25th US President (1897-1901), (d. 1901)
  • 1860 - Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, Tagarov Russia, playwright (Cherry Orchard)
  • 1862 - Frederick Delius, Bradford England, composer (Hiawatha)
  • 1874 - John David Rockefeller Jr, Cleveland Ohio, philanthropist
  • 1912 - "Professor" Irwin Corey, Brooklyn NY, comedian (Car Wash, Doc)
  • 1913 - Victor Mature, Louisville KY, actor (1 Million BC, Samson & Delilah) (d. 1999)
  • 1917 - John Raitt, Santa Ana California, actor/singer (Chevy Show, Pajama Game)
  • 1918 - John Forsythe, NJ, actor (Bachelor Father, Charlie's Angels, Dynasty)
  • 1923 - Paddy Chayevsky, [Sydney], US, dramatist (Marty, Hospital) (d. 1981)
  • 1934 - Noel Harrison, London, singer/actor (Mark-Girl from UNCLE), (d. 2013)
  • 1942 - Katharine Ross, Hollywood Cal, actress (Graduate, Francesca-Colbys)
  • 1944 - Barbara Moore, Wardell Mo, actress (Lisa Rogers-Man From UNCLE)
  • 1945 - Tom Selleck, Detroit Mich, actor (Lance-Rockford Files, Magnum PI)
  • 1950 - Ann Jillian, Cambridge Massachusetts, actress (Mr Mom, Jennifer Slept Here)
  • 1954 - Oprah Winfrey, Kosciusko Mississippi, Talk show host and actress ('The Oprah Winfrey Show' 'Colour Purple')
  • 1957 - Irlene Mandrell, Corpus Christi Tx, country singer (Mandrell Sisters)
  • 1958 - Judy Norton-Taylor, Santa Monica California, actress (Mary Ellen-Waltons)
  • 1959 - Paul McGann, actor (Dr Who)
  • 1968 - Edward Burns, Queens, New York, American actor, director, writer (Brothers McMullen, Saving Private Ryan)
  • 1975 - Sara Gilbert, Santa Monica California, actress (Melissa-Roseanne)
  • 1979 - Andrew Keegan, actor (Step by Step, Party of Five)
  • 1980 - Jason James Richter, Medford OR, actor (Free Willy)

Famous Deaths

  • 1837 - Aleksandr Pushkin, poet/novelist (Golden Cockeral), killed in a duel
  • 1924 - Joseph Ludwig, composer, dies at 79
  • 1928 - Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig/field marshal (WW I), dies at 66
  • 1963 - Robert Frost, American poet (New Hampshire, 4 Pulitzers), dies at 88
  • 1964 - Alan Ladd, actor (Shane), dies at 50 in Palm Springs Calif
  • 1965 - John Larkin, actor (Saints & Sinners, 12 O'Clock High), dies at 52
  • 1976 - Michael Gwynn, actor (Dunkirk, Barabbas, Cleopatra), dies at 59
  • 1977 - Freddie Prinze, comedian/actor (Chico & the Man), shoots himself at 22
  • 1980 - Jimmy Durante, comedian (Palooka, Jimmy Durante Show), dies at 86
  • 1984 - Frances Goodrich, (Diary of Anne Frank), dies at 93 of lung cancer
  • 1986 - Leif Erickson, actor (John-High Chaparral), dies at 74
  • 2005 - Eric Griffiths, Welsh guitarist (The Quarrymen) (b. 1940)



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