World Of Quotes

Quotes, Sayings, and Proverbs
 This day in History - January 29
426 Historic Events for January 29
1954

Arnold Schoenberg's "De Profundis," premieres in Cologne

Event
1954

Dick Manitoba, vocalist (Dictators)

Birth
1954

Oprah Winfrey, Mississippi, actress/TV host (Color Purple, Oprah)

Birth
1954

Alejandro Casa¤as, Havana Cuba, 110m hurdler (Olympic-silv-1976, 80)

Birth
1955

John Tate, US, heavyweight boxer (Olympic-bronze-1968)

Birth
1955

Hans Hedtoft, premier of Denmark (1947.. 55), dies at 51

Death
1955

John Williams Cox buys Yankee Stadium, sells grounds to Knights of Columbus, later leaves structure to Rice University (1962)

Event
1956

F Durrenmatt's "Der Besuch der Alten Dame," premieres in Zurich

Event
1956

H[enry] L[ouis] Mencken, US essayist/critic (Smart Set), dies at 75

Death
1957

Graham Greene's "Potting Shed," premieres in NYC

Event
1957

Jac Bico, Dutch guitarist/singer (Tambourine)

Birth
1957

Irlene Mandrell, Corpus Christi Tx, country singer (Mandrell Sisters)

Birth
1958

Judy Norton-Taylor, Santa Monica Calif, actress (Mary Ellen-Waltons)

Birth
1958

Ole Mortensen, cricketer (pace bowler for Derbyshire and Denmark)

Birth
1958

Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward wed

Event
1958

Murderer, Charles Starkweather, captured by police in Wyoming

Event
1959

Paul McGann, actor (Dr Who)

Birth
1959

Walt Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" released

Event
1960

Sean Kerly, hockey player

Birth
1960

Matthew Ashford, Davenport IA, actor (Jack Devaraux-Days of Our Lives)

Birth
1960

Gregory Efthimos Louganis, San Diego Ca, diver (Olympic-gold-1984, 88)

Birth
1960

Eddie Jackson, bassist (Queensryche-Breaking the Silence)

Birth
1960

Louis Jean Heydt, actor (Joe-Waterfront), dies at 54

Death
1960

Steve Sax, 2nd baseman (LA Dodgers, NY Yankees, Chic White Sox)

Birth
1960

Cho-Liang Lin, Taiwan, violinist (Queen Sophia 1st prize)

Birth