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 This day in History - January 29
426 Historic Events for January 29
1916

Barbara Skelton, writer

Birth
1916

1st bombings of Paris by German Zeppelins takes place

Event
1916

Edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62

Death
1917

John Raitt, Santa Ana Calif, actor/singer (Chevy Show, Pajama Game)

Birth
1917

English submarine K13 leaves Gaire Loch

Event
1917

Evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75

Death
1918

John Forsythe, NJ, actor (Bachelor Father, Charlie's Angels, Dynasty)

Birth
1918

William Rigney, baseball manager (SF Giants)

Birth
1919

Norman F Simpson, British playwright (One Way Pendulum)

Birth
1919

Secretary of state proclaims 18th amendment (prohibition)

Event
1920

Walt Disney starts 1st job as an artist; $40 week with KC Slide Co

Event
1920

Alec Coppen, psychiatrist

Birth
1921

Billy Gunn, cricket (score 392 runs for Eng including a century), dies

Death
1921

Hurricane hits Washington and Oregon

Event
1922

Union of Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador dissolved

Event
1923

1st flight of autogiro (Juan de la Cierva, Madrid Spain)

Event
1923

Paddy Chayevsky, [Sydney], US, dramatist (Marty, Hospital)

Birth
1924

Ice cream cone rolling machine patented by Carl Taylor, Cleveland

Event
1924

Brian Trubshaw, British test pilot

Birth
1924

Gregson, Lord

Birth
1924

Luigi Nono, Venice Italy, composer (Canonic Variations)

Birth
1924

Joseph Ludwig, composer, dies at 79

Death
1925

Lane of Horsell, Lord

Birth
1925

Pier Tania (Meinte Piet), radio/TV host (ANP, De Bezetting)

Birth
1925

British Liberals choose David Lloyd George as party leader

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