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 This day in History - October 29
336 Historic Events for October 29
1969

Tom Seaver voted NL Cy Young Award

Event
1969

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1969

USSR performs underground nuclear test

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1969

Supreme Court orders end to all school desegregation "at once"

Event
1969

Vic Richardson, cricketer (Aussie capt 1935-36), dies

Death
1970

Marquez Pope, NFL cornerback (SF 49ers)

Birth
1970

Chris Thorpe, Waukegan Ill, doubles luger (Olympics-1994)

Birth
1970

WYEA (now WLTZ) TV channel 38 in Columbus, GA (NBC) 1st broadcast

Event
1970

Dan Ratushny, Nepean, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers)

Birth
1970

Charles Swann, WLAF cornerback (Scotland Claymores)

Birth
1970

Edwin van der Sar, Dutch soccer goalkeeper (Ajax)

Birth
1970

Phillip Cocu, Dutch soccer player (Vitesse, PSV)

Birth
1971

Duane Allman, rock guitarist, dies in a motorcycle accident at 24

Death
1971

Winona Ryder, [Horowitz], Mn, actress (Heathers, Edward Scissorhand)

Birth
1971

Matthew Hayden, cricketer (heavy scorer for Queensland, Aust 1994-96)

Birth
1971

Greg Blewett, cricketer (Aust batsman, century on Test debut 1995)

Birth
1972

Rhonda Blades, WNBA guard (NY Liberty)

Birth
1972

Don Cockroft of Cleveland Browns kicks 57-yard field goal

Event
1972

Jo Ann Prentice wins LPGA Corpus Christi Civitan Golf Open

Event
1973

Heathcote Dicken Statham, composer, dies at 83

Death
1973

Adam Bacher, cricketer (nephew of Ali S Afr Test batsman 1996- )

Birth
1974

Law bans discrimination of sex or marital status in credit application

Event
1974

Renata Hornofova, Miss Universe-Czech Republic (1996)

Birth
1974

Mike Crawford, linebacker (Miami Dolphins)

Birth
1974

Victor E van Vriesland, poet (Mirror of Dutch Poetry), dies at 82

Death