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 This day in History - October 29
336 Historic Events for October 29
1986

West Indies all out for 53 v Pakistan (Abdul Qadir 6-16)

Event
1987

Thomas Hearns wins unprecidented 4th different weight boxing title

Event
1987

Kamal El Mallakh, dies at 57

Death
1987

Woody Herman, bandleader/composer (Thundering Herds), dies at 74

Death
1987

"Don't Get God Started" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 86 perfs

Event
1988

Soviets 1st scheduled shuttle launch (postponed)

Event
1988

Jim Elliott (US) begins 24-hr paced outdoor race for 548.9 mi

Event
1988

China announces a herbal male contraceptive

Event
1988

2,000 US anti-abortion protesters arrested for blocking clinics

Event
1989

Ozzie Newsome ends NFL streak of 150 consecutive game receptions

Event
1989

NYC MTA opens 63rd street extension to subway

Event
1989

Colleen Walker wins LPGA Nichirei Golf International

Event
1990

William French Smith, attorney general (1980), dies at 73 of cancer

Death
1990

30 die in a (5.7) earthquake in Algeria

Event
1991

Maria Monica, silent film actress, dies

Death
1991

Mario Scelba, PM of Italia (1954-55), dies

Death
1991

Harry Thomas, founder (Flower Festival, Dutch Homofielen Party), dies

Death
1991

Buck Showalter replaces Stump Merrill as NY Yankee manager

Event
1991

Donald Churchill, playwright, dies of heart attack at 60

Death
1992

Kenneth MacMillan, British choreographer (Manon, Judas Tree), dies

Death
1992

Adrienne Canivez, wife of Victor of Vriesland, dies

Death
1993

George Pope, cricketer (one Test for England, 8 runs not out), dies

Death
1993

Raymond Lockhart, TV director (Huntley Brinkley Report), dies at 65

Death
1993

Dow Jones index reaches record 3687.86

Event
1994

Andrew Miller-Jones TV pioneer, dies at 84

Death