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January 29 - General (Calendar Date)


January 29th - Basic Facts:
  • January 29 is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar.
  • There are 336 days remaining until the end of the year (337 in leap years).
  • The preceding day is January 28.
  • Next day is January 30.
January 29th Births (Here)

January 29th Deaths (Here)

January 29 Events:

904 – Sergius III returns to papacy after Christopher the antipope is deposed.
1676 – Feodor III becomes Tsar of Russia.
1814 – Battle of Brienne - France defeats Russia & Prussia.
1834 – Andrew Jackson (US President) orders 1st use of federal soldiers to suppress a labor dispute.
1845 – "The Raven" by Edgar Allan Poe is published in the New York Evening Mirror.
1850 – Henry Clay introduces the Compromise of 1850 to the U.S. Congress.
1856 – Queen Victoria institutes the Victoria Cross.
1861 – Kansas is admitted as the 34th U.S. state.
1863 – Bear River Massacre occurs.
1886 – Karl Benz patents the 1st successful gasoline-driven automobile.
1891 – Liliuokalani is proclaimed Queen of Hawaii, & will become its last monarch.
1900 – The American League is organized in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
1916 – Paris is first bombed by German zeppelins (World War I).
1936 – Baseball Hall of Fame - 1st inductees are announced.
1940 – Sakurajima Line train collision - 3 trains collide in Osaka, Japan, & explode while approaching Ajikawaguchi Station.
1943 – Battle of Rennell Island - First day of battle, U.S. cruiser Chicago is torpedoed & heavily damaged by Japanese bombers.
1944 – USS Missouri the last battleship commissioned by the United States Navy is launched.
1944 – Battle of Cisterna takes place in central Italy (World War II).
1944 – Koniuchy massacre in Poland ~ 38 men, women, & children die (World War II).
1944 – Anatomical Theatre of the Archiginnasio in Bologna, Italy is destroyed in an air-raid.
1963 – Pro Football Hall of Fame - 1st inductees named.
1989 – Hungary establishes diplomatic relations with South Korea - 1st Eastern Bloc nation to do so.
1996 – President Jacques Chirac announces a "definitive end" to French nuclear weapons testing.
1996 – Venice's opera house, La Fenice, is destroyed by fire.
2001 – Thousands of student protesters in Indonesia storm parliament.
2005 – The first direct commercial flights from mainland China (from Guangzhou) to Taiwan (at Taipei) since 1949.


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