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 This day in History - October 29
336 Historic Events for October 29
1956

International zone of Tangier returns to Morocco

Event
1956

Israeli paratroopers drop into Sinai to open Straits of Tiran

Event
1957

Louis B Mayer, MGM producer, dies at 71

Death
1957

Hand grenade explodes in Israel's Knesset (Parliament)

Event
1958

Boris Pasternak refuses Nobel prize for literature

Event
1958

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1958

Dr F Mason Sones is 1st doctor to perform a coronary angiogram

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1959

Finola Hughes, London, actress (Anna-General Hospital, Staying Alive)

Birth
1959

Jesse Barfield, Ill, outfielder (Blue Jays, Yankees, 1986 HR leader)

Birth
1959

Tamar Baruch, actress (Small Truth, Q and Q)

Birth
1959

Mike Gartner, Ottawa, NHL right wing (Toronto Maple Leafs)

Birth
1959

10 nation soccer league to play all games on NY Randalls Is, announced

Event
1960

Muhammad Ali's 1st professional fight, beats Tunney Hunsaker in 6

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1960

Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) 1st professional fight

Event
1960

Michael Carter, Dallas Tx, shot putter (Olympic-silver-1984)

Birth
1960

Chartered C46 carrying Cal State's football team crashes, kills 16

Event
1961

Randy Jackson, Gary In, rocker (Jackson 5-ABC)

Birth
1961

Cornelia Oschkenat, German DR, hurdler (50m indoor)

Birth
1961

Joel Otto, Elk River MN, NHL center (Phila Flyers, Team USA Oly-1998)

Birth
1961

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1962

Dewi AngrŠnie, [Martha AP Giese], Flemish/Dutch actress, dies at 85

Death
1962

Naphtali Siegfried Salomon, composer, dies at 77

Death
1963

Adolphe Menjou, actor (Front Page, Star is Born), dies at 73

Death
1963

"Meet the Beatles" booklet is published

Event
1964

Karmi'el founded in Galilee

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