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 This day in History - January 29
426 Historic Events for January 29
1903

Cornelis H Edelman, Dutch geologist

Birth
1903

Dutch railroad workers strike

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1904

1st athletic letters given (Univ of Chicago football team)

Event
1905

Barnett Newmann, US painter (postpainterly abstraction)

Birth
1906

Coen de King skates world record time: 32,370 km

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1906

Christaan IX, King of Denmark (1893-1906), dies

Death
1906

Franciscus Hin, Holland, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1920)

Birth
1906

Joe Primeau, NHL center

Birth
1908

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, at Cornell University, incorporates

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1908

Adam Clayton Powell, (Rep-D-NY, 1945-70)

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1909

Alan Marshal, Sydney Aust, actor (White Cliffs of Dover, Lydia)

Birth
1909

Tonypandy, Viscount

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1910

Edouard Rod, French/Swiss writer (Mishel' Tes'e), dies at 52

Death
1910

Paul Hodder-Williams, publisher

Birth
1910

Henri Queff‚lec, French writer (Au bout du monde)

Birth
1911

George Burns, British major-general

Birth
1911

Bernard Herrmann, NYC, composes film music

Birth
1912

Jacob "Jaap" Balk, journalist (AH, Onder de Keizerskroon)

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1912

Hermann Bang, writer, dies at 54

Death
1912

"Professor" Irwin Corey, Brooklyn NY, comedian (Car Wash, Doc)

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1912

Martial law declared in textile strike in Lawrence, MA

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1913

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, at Howard University, incorporates

Event
1915

Frederic Ramsey Jr, folklorist/author

Birth
1915

Halfdan Rasmussen, Danish poet/WWII resistance fighter (Skoven)

Birth
1915

Victor Mature, Louisville KY, actor (1 Million BC, Samson and Delilah)

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