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 This day in History - January 29
426 Historic Events for January 29
1938

Bill Christian, US, ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1960)

Birth
1939

Germaine Greer, Melbourne Australia, feminist/author (Female Eunich)

Birth
1939

O P Kolomitsev, cosmonaut

Birth
1941

Ioannis Metaxas, Greek gen/dictator (1936-41), commits suicide at 69

Death
1942

Arnaldo Tamayo-Mendez, Cuba, cosmonaut (Soyuz 38)

Birth
1942

1st broadcast of Roy Plomley's "Desert Island Discs" on BBC

Event
1942

German and Italian troops occupy Banghazi

Event
1942

Peru and Ecuador sign Protocol of Rio (boundary determiniation)

Event
1942

Ladislao Joseph Philip Paul Zavrtal, composer, dies at 92

Death
1942

Claudine Longet, France, former Mrs Andy Williams/singer

Birth
1942

Katharine Ross, Hollywood Cal, actress (Graduate, Francesca-Colbys)

Birth
1942

Richard Needham, British MP

Birth
1942

F R Hartley, Vice-Chancellor (Cranfield University)

Birth
1942

Robin Morgan, Lake Worth Fla, actress (Dagmar-Mama)

Birth
1943

New Zealand's Kiwi cruiser collides with Jap sub I-1 at Guadalcanal

Event
1943

Timothy Andrew James Souster, composer

Birth
1943

Sidney Kingsley's "Patriots," premieres in NYC

Event
1943

Charles Fitzgerald-Lombard, Abbot of Downside

Birth
1944

Barbara Moore, Wardell Mo, actress (Lisa Rogers-Man From UNCLE)

Birth
1944

Hans Plomp, Dutch writer/poet (Venus in Holland)

Birth
1944

William Allen White, US journalist (Emporia Gazette), dies at 75

Death
1944

285 German bombers attack London

Event
1945

Donna Marie Caponi Young, Detroit, LPGA golfer (US Open 1969, 70)

Birth
1945

James Nicholson, British MEP

Birth
1945

Tom Selleck, Detroit Mich, actor (Lance-Rockford Files, Magnum PI)

Birth