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 This day in History - December 29
328 Historic Events for December 29
1891

Edison patents "transmission of signals electrically" (radio)

Event
1891

Leopold Kronecker, German mathematician, dies at 68

Death
1892

Emory Parnell, St Paul MN, actress (Rocket Man, County Fair)

Birth
1894

Chris Rossetti, writer, dies at 64

Death
1895

Dr L S Jameson begins failed raid on Johannesburg

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1896

David Alfaro Siqueiros, M‚xico, painter/muralist (Lib of Chile)

Birth
1897

Hermann Heiss, composer

Birth
1898

Jeanne Leleu, composer

Birth
1898

Georg Goltermann, composer, dies at 74

Death
1899

English fleet brings German postschip Bundesrath up

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1900

General Viljoen surprise attack British garrison to Helvetia

Event
1900

Willie Humphrey, jazz Clarinetist

Birth
1903

French Equatorial Africa separates into Gabon, Chad and Ubangi-Shari

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1903

Clyde McCoy, jazz trumpeter/bandleader

Birth
1906

Montreal Wanderers beat New Glasgow (NS) for Stanley Cup (2nd of 1906)

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1907

James Gardner, designer

Birth
1908

Patent granted for a 4-wheel automobile brake, Clintonville, Wisc

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1908

Gerben Sonderman, Dutch test pilot (Fokker)

Birth
1908

Claire Dodd, AR, actress (Ex-Lady, In the Navy)

Birth
1911

Proclamation restores "Dei Gratia" from Canada's coins

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1911

SF Symphony formed

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1912

Peggy Glanville-Hicks, Melbourne Australia, composer (Triad)

Birth
1913

Laurence Gower, academic

Birth
1913

1st movie serial, "Adventures of Kathlyn," premieres in Chicago

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1915

John P W Meefout, Dutch sculptor (Laying Woman)

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