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 This day in History - October 29
336 Historic Events for October 29
1931

Lefty Grove, A's pitcher who won 31 games, is named the AL's MVP

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1931

Luciano Gallet, composer, dies at 38

Death
1932

French liner Normandie is launched

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1932

Joseph F F Babinski, Polish/French neurologist (B-Reflex), dies

Death
1933

Paul, [Prudent] Painlev‚, French mathematician/minister/premier, dies

Death
1934

Ramon Sender, composer

Birth
1934

Karl Francis Hettinger, Onion Field survivor

Birth
1934

Gustavo Emilio Campa, composer, dies at 71

Death
1934

Robert E Hughes, NYC, orch leader (Rich Little Show)

Birth
1934

Pim Jacobs, jazz pianist/Dutch TV host/actor (Gilas)

Birth
1935

David Allen, cricketer (England off-spinner of 60's)

Birth
1937

Michael Ponti, Freiburg Germany, pianist (Boston Competition 1964)

Birth
1939

Golden Gate International Exposition closes (1st closure)

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1939

NHL Babe Seibert Memorial Game: All-Stars beat Montreal 5-3

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1939

Albrecht MAPJ, duke of Wrttemberg/general (WW II), dies at 73

Death
1940

Sec of War Henry L Stimson drew 1st number-158-in 1st peacetime military draft in US history

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1940

Connie Mack, (Rep-R-FL, 1983- /Sen-R-FL)

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1940

John Gotti, mafia head

Birth
1940

Galen Weston, English/Canadian industrial/multi-millionaire

Birth
1941

Brian Yuile, cricketer (NZ slow left-armer took 34 wkts in 17 Tests)

Birth
1941

Cole Porters musical "Let's Face It," premieres in NYC

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1942

Nazi's murder 16,000 Jewish in Pinsk, Soviet Union

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1942

Johan Fleming Ramsland, British broadcaster

Birth
1942

7th day of battle at El Alamein: Montgomery assault

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1942

16,000 Jews killed in Pinsk Russia

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