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 This day in History - October 29
336 Historic Events for October 29
1921

William Henry Mauldin, NM, political cartoonist (Pulitzer-1945, 59)

Birth
1921

Bill Mauldin, cartoonist (WW II Army grunts)

Birth
1922

Neal Hefti, Hastings Neb, orch leader (Kate Smith Show)

Birth
1922

Fran‡ois H L Henrichs, sportscaster/actor (Spider)

Birth
1922

Neil Blaney, politician

Birth
1922

George August Lumbye, composer, dies at 79

Death
1923

Army move SPD/KPD-govt to German part of Saxon

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1923

"Runnin' Wild" (introducing Charleston) opens on Broadway

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1923

Gibbs/Grey/Wood's revue "Runnin' Wild," premieres in NYC

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1923

Textile strike in Enschede Neth, against lower wages, begins

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1923

Turkey declares independence (successor state to Ottoman Empire)

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1923

Dietrich Manicke, composer

Birth
1924

Zbigniew Herbert, writer

Birth
1924

"Dixie to Broadway," opens at Broadhurst Theater

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1924

Labour loses British parliamentary election

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1925

Betty Evans Grayson, Portland Or, softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1959)

Birth
1925

Geraldine Brooks, NYC, actr (Faraday and Co, Dumplings, Act of Murder)

Birth
1925

Zoot Sims, rocker

Birth
1926

Jon[athan Stewart] Vickers, Prince Albert, Canada, tenor

Birth
1927

Leonard Nelson, Ger philosopher (Nelson-Friessche Schule), dies at 45

Death
1927

Frank A Sedgman, tennis champ (US Open-1951)

Birth
1927

Hugo Schiltz, Flemish politician

Birth
1929

"Black Tuesday," Stock Market crashes triggers "Great Depression"

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1930

Peter Stampfel, rocker

Birth
1930

1st Eastern Canada night CF game: Oshawa vs Toronto Balmy Beach

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