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 This day in History - December 29
328 Historic Events for December 29
1915

Charles Beach Hawley, composer, dies at 57

Death
1915

Charles L[eonard] Harness, US, sci-fi author (Paradox Men, Wolfhead)

Birth
1915

Robert Ruark, US writer (Something of Value)

Birth
1916

Grigori J Rasputin, Russian faith healer/intriguer, murdered at 45

Death
1917

Tom Bradley, (Mayor-D-LA) (1973- )

Birth
1919

Roman Vlad, composer

Birth
1919

Pieter Terpstra, Dutch journalist/writer (De dei is forroun/Havank-T)

Birth
1920

Syd Dernley, hangman

Birth
1920

Viveca Lindfors, Uppsala Sweden, actress (Way We Were, Welcome to LA)

Birth
1920

The netherlands/Venezuela recover diplomatic relations

Event
1920

Yugoslav govt bans communist party

Event
1921

William Lyon Mackenzie King succeeded Arthur Meighen as Canadian PM

Event
1921

Mala Powers, SF Calif, actress (Cyrano de Bergerac) [or 12/20/31]

Birth
1921

Dobrica Cosic, writer

Birth
1922

Revised Netherlands Law proclaims suffrage

Event
1922

Dutch Constitution proclaimed

Event
1925

F‚lix E Vallotton, Swiss painter/writer (Chaste Susanne), dies at 60

Death
1926

Rainer M Rilke, Austrias songwriter/writer (Wise Queen), dies at 51

Death
1926

Vatican puts French fascist Charles Maurras' work on the index

Event
1926

Victoria (1107) beat NSW (221 and 230) by an innings 656 runs

Event
1927

Jim Simpson, Wash DC, sportscaster (Monday Night Baseball)

Birth
1928

Bernard Cribbins, Oldham England, actor (Val Doonican Show)

Birth
1929

Police arrest Sukarno and 100s PNI-leaders

Event
1930

Fred P Newton completes longest swim ever (1826 miles), when he swam in the Mississippi River from Ford Dam, Minn, to New Orleans

Event
1930

Willy Giefer, composer

Birth