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 This day in History - October 29
336 Historic Events for October 29
1875

Marie, queen consort of Ferdinand I of Romania (1914-27)

Birth
1876

Jacques Gregoir, composer, dies at 59

Death
1877

Wilfred Rhodes, cricketer (Yorks and Eng SLA, played Tests 1899-1930)

Birth
1878

Alex E von Falkenhausen, German general (China, WW II)

Birth
1879

Franz JHMM von Papen, German diplomat/chancellor (1932)

Birth
1882

Martin Gustav Nottebohm, composer, dies at 64

Death
1882

Jean Giraudoux, Bellac France, playwright (glantine, Provinciales)

Birth
1883

Friedrich Robert Volkmann, composer, dies at 68

Death
1883

Dirk Verbeek, Dutch actor/director (Hofstad Stage)

Birth
1884

Bela Lugosi, Lugos Hungary, horror actor (Dracula, Body Snatcher)

Birth
1885

George B McClellan, Union army general, dies at 58

Death
1885

James Hannington, English missionary, murdered in Uganda

Death
1888

Lord Salisbury grants Cecil Rhodes charter for BSA Company

Event
1889

NY Giants (NL) beat Bkln (AA) in world series 6 games to 3

Event
1889

Queen Victoria grants Cecil Rhodes rights to Zambezia

Event
1889

Stanley Park dedicated in Vancouver, BC

Event
1890

Claire Goll, writer

Birth
1891

Fanny Brice, NYC, singing comedienne (Ziegeld Follies, Baby Snooks)

Birth
1892

William M Harnett, US painter (Old Cupboard Door), dies

Death
1893

Johannes F "Johan" Bakker Jr, Dutch actor

Birth
1894

1st election of Hawaiian Republic

Event
1897

Hope Emerson, Hawarden Iowa, actress (I Married Joan, Peter Gunn)

Birth
1897

[Paul] Joseph Goebbels, Nazi propagandist

Birth
1898

Emmanuel Bondeville, composer

Birth
1899

Akim Tamiroff, Tiflis Russia, actor (For Whom the Bell Tolls)

Birth