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 This day in History - December 29
328 Historic Events for December 29
1851

1st Young Men's Christian Association chapter opened (Boston)

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1852

Emma Snodgrass arrested in Boston for wearing pants

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1856

Thomas J Stieltjes, mathematician (Stieltjes integral)

Birth
1857

Franz Liszt's "Die Hunnenschlacht," premieres in Weimar

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1859

Venustiano Carranza, pres of M‚xico (1915-20)

Birth
1862

Battle of Chichasaw Bayou: confederate armies defeat Gen Sherman

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1862

Bowling ball invented

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1864

Fire Dept celebrates 1st annual ball

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1866

Joseph Limburg, liberal Second-Member of parliament (1905-19)

Birth
1867

1st telegraph ticker used by a brokerage house, Groesbeck and Co, NY

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1869

Bill Howell, cricketer (Australian bowler at turn of century)

Birth
1871

Ferdinand Marcucci, composer, dies at 71

Death
1876

11 passenger cars crash in a ravine near Ashtabula Ohio, 92 die

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1876

Fr‚d‚ric A Bartholdi (Statue of Liberty sculptor) weds Jeanne-Emilie

Event
1876

Pablo Casals, Vendrell Catalonia Spain, violinist/conductor/composer

Birth
1877

Willem Sassen, Dutch attorney general on Cura‡ao (Affair-S), dies

Death
1878

Felix M Abel, French bible scholar (J‚rusalem Nouvelle)

Birth
1879

Billy Mitchell, aviation hero Gen (WW I)

Birth
1880

Jean-Fernand Vaubourgoin, composer

Birth
1885

Gottlieb Daimler patents 1st bike (Germany)

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1887

Kiyoshi Nobutoki, composer

Birth
1888

Joseph Beran, Czech archbishop of Prague/cardinal

Birth
1890

US 7th Cavalry massacre 200+ captive Sioux at Wounded Knee, SD

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1890

Big Foot, Sioux indian chief, dies at Wounded Knee

Death
1890

Jozef Cantr‚, Flemish sculptor/wood carver

Birth