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 This day in History - October 29
336 Historic Events for October 29
1816

Ferdinand II AFA, king of Portugal

Birth
1822

Joost G Kist, Dutch lawyer/president of High Council (1885-97)

Birth
1822

Dirk van Hogendorp, Dutch earl/general/minister of War, dies at 61

Death
1824

Joseph Horace Lewis, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1904

Birth
1829

Maria A [Nannerl] Mozart, Austrian pianist, dies

Death
1833

1st US college fraternity to have a fraternity house founded

Event
1837

Abraham Kuyper, clergyman/Dutch premier (AR, 1908-12)

Birth
1837

Harriet Powers, US, slave/writer (Creation of Animals)

Birth
1844

Albert von Rothschild, Austrian banker

Birth
1846

Jean Louis van Aelbroeck, Flemish agronoom, dies at 90

Death
1853

Pierre-Joseph-Guillaume Zimmermann, composer, dies at 68

Death
1853

William Richard Bexfield, composer, dies at 29

Death
1853

Josephine B Willson Bruce, US theorist (NACW)

Birth
1856

Carel SW van Hogendorp, colonial director, dies at 68

Death
1857

Conrad Haebler, German historian (Early printers of Spain/Portugal)

Birth
1859

Charles Ebbets, (namesake of Ebbets Field, Brooklyn)

Birth
1863

Intl Comm of Red Cross forms (Nobel 1917, 1944, 1963)

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1864

Greek parliament accept new Constitution

Event
1867

Mail packets "Rhone" and "Wye" capsizes off St Thomas Virgin Islands

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1871

Narziss Ach, German psychologist (Analyse des Willens)

Birth
1872

J S Risdon patents metal windmill

Event
1873

Guillermo Valencia, Colombia, poet/translator/statesman

Birth
1873

Leonardus Lightenvelt, minister of RC Worship, dies at 78

Death
1873

Ernest Feydeau, French author, dies at 52

Death
1873

Johan N M J, king of Saxon (1854-73), dies

Death