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 This day in History - January 29
426 Historic Events for January 29
1879

Antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80

Death
1880

W C Fields, [William Claude Dukenfield], Phila, actor (Bank Dick)

Birth
1884

Juhan Aavic, composer

Birth
1886

1st successful gasoline-driven car patented, Karl Benz, Karlsruhe

Event
1887

Albert Conti, Trieste Austria, actor (Jazz Heaven, Doomed Battalion)

Birth
1888

Edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75

Death
1889

Rudolf Mauersberger, composer

Birth
1889

Francisco Santiago, composer

Birth
1890

Marguerite Canal, composer

Birth
1891

R N Williams II, tennis champ (US Open-1914)

Birth
1892

Clifford Gray, US, bobsled (Olympic-gold-1928)

Birth
1893

Edric Cundell, composer

Birth
1893

Martian Negrea, composer

Birth
1895

King Koko's Kopermannen assault on Akassa Niger, 100's killed

Event
1896

Emile Grubbe is 1st dr to use radiation treatment for breast cancer

Event
1896

Teddy Hoad, cricketer (pioneering West Indian Test batsman)

Birth
1898

Fernand Quinet, Belgian cellist/composer/conductor (La Guerre)

Birth
1898

Karl Bjarnhof, Danish blind journalist/writer (History of Sascha)

Birth
1899

Robert J Fruin, Dutch historian (80-year war), dies at 75

Death
1899

Alfred Sisley, painter, dies

Death
1900

Marco Tajcevic, composer

Birth
1900

Willem F K Hussem, Dutch painter/poet (Coastline, Lookout on Sea)

Birth
1900

Boers under Joubert beat English at Spionkop Natal, 2,000 killed

Event
1900

American League organized in Buffalo, Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Milwaukee and Minneapolis

Event
1901

Allen B DuMont, inventor (perfected coml practical cathode ray tube)

Birth