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 This day in History - October 29
336 Historic Events for October 29
1948

Kate Jackson, Birmingham Ala, actress (Rookies, Charlie's Angels)

Birth
1949

White Sox trade Joe Tipton to A's for Nellie Fox

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1949

Paul Orndorff, wrestler (WCW/SMW/NWA/WWF, Mr Wonderful)

Birth
1950

Gustav V, king of Sweden, dies at 92

Death
1950

Cleveland Browns' Marion Motley sets record for highest avg gain in a game with 17.1 (10 attempts), Cleveland 45, Pittsburgh 7

Event
1950

British minister of Finance Stafford Cripps resigns

Event
1950

Wally Triplett avgs 735 yards on 3 kickoff returns

Event
1951

De Raymond, French High Director of Cambodia, murdered

Death
1951

Dirk Kempthorne, (Sen-R Idaho)

Birth
1951

Rick Bordia, rock guitarist (Mink Deville)

Birth
1951

Guy Gelso, rock drummer (Zebra)

Birth
1951

Robert G Aitken, US astronomer (New General Catalogue), dies at 86

Death
1952

Arnell Carmichael, rock keyboardist (Raydio)

Birth
1952

Valeri I Tokarev, Russian colonel/cosmonaut

Birth
1952

Beth Solomon, LPGA golfer

Birth
1953

Denis Potvin, Ottawa Ontario, NY Islander defenseman (Norris trophy)

Birth
1953

A Baltimore group purchases St Louis Browns

Event
1954

Anita Meijer, Dutch singer (Just a Disillusion)

Birth
1954

Herman Ronald Frazier, Phila, 400m/4x400m runner (Olympic-gold-1976)

Birth
1954

Colonel Nasser disbands Moslem Brothership

Event
1954

Sweden begins experimental TV

Event
1955

Belgium signs accord for 5 day work week (45 hours)

Event
1955

Kevin DuBrow, rocker

Birth
1955

Emile Zatopek runs world record 15 mile (1:14:01) and 25,000m (1:16:36)

Event
1956

Chet Huntley and David Brinkley, NBC News, team up

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