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 This day in History - October 29
336 Historic Events for October 29
1901

Daniele Amfiteatrov, composer

Birth
1901

Leon Czolcosz, assassin of President McKinley, is electrocuted

Death
1903

Vivian Ellis, composer

Birth
1904

1st intercity trucking service (Colorado City and Snyder, Texas)

Event
1904

IRT (Interborough Rapid Transit) subway (NYC) opens

Event
1905

Hottentot chief Hendrik Witbooi fataly injured

Event
1905

Laurence Dowdall, lawyer

Birth
1906

Fredric [William] Brown, US, sci-fi author (Martians Go Home)

Birth
1908

Stewart Myles MacPherson, broadcaster

Birth
1909

Douglass Montgomery, LA CA, actor (Forbidden, Harmony Lane)

Birth
1910

Bob Simpson of Hamilton Tigers kicks record 11 singles in a game

Event
1910

Alfred J Ayer, England, Neopositivist philosopher/logician

Birth
1911

Joseph Pulitzer, American newspaperman, dies in Charleston, SC

Death
1911

Phillip Jack Oppenheimer, diamond trader

Birth
1914

Turkish warships storm Black Sea

Event
1914

Russia declares war on Turkey

Event
1915

Aristide Briand becomes premier of France

Event
1915

Thomas Masaryk claims independence for Czechoslovakia

Event
1915

Dennis Brookes, cricketer (one Test England v WI 1948, scored 10 and 7)

Birth
1917

Eddie Constantine, US/French actor (Lucky Jo, It Lives Again)

Birth
1917

Henry Carlsson, Sweden, soccer (Olympic-gold-1948)

Birth
1919

Soen Shaku, Zen abbot of Engakuji monastery in Kamakura, dies at 60

Death
1920

Ed Barrow appointed GM of NY Yankees

Event
1920

Johann Ernst Perabo, composer, dies at 74

Death
1921

Ed Kemmer, Reading Pa, actor (Buzz Corey-Space Patrol)

Birth