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 This day in History - January 29
426 Historic Events for January 29
1946

Sidney James Jones, composer, dies at 84

Death
1946

Harry L Hopkins, US min of Business (Loan and Lease law), dies at 55

Death
1947

Israel Wetrin, managing director (Elonex)

Birth
1947

Michael Mavor, Head Master (Rugby School)

Birth
1947

David Byron, vocalist (Uriah Heep)

Birth
1947

Fred Barratt, cricket (5 wkts at 47 in 5 Tests for Eng 1929-30), dies

Death
1947

Arthur Miller's "All My Sons," premieres in NYC

Event
1948

Bill Kirchen, singer/guitarist (Commander Cody and Lost Planet Airmen)

Birth
1948

Marc Singer, Vancouver Canada, actor (V, Dallas)

Birth
1948

Felice Taylor, RandB singer (I Feel Love Comin' On)

Birth
1948

"Look Ma, I'm Dancin'" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 188 perfs

Event
1948

Commissioner Happy Chandler fines the Yankees, Cubs, and Phillies $500 each for signing high school players

Event
1949

Brit, Belgium, Lux, Neth, NZ and Switz recognize Israel

Event
1949

Tommy Ramone, [Thomas Erdelyi], Budapest, rock drummer (Ramones)

Birth
1950

Jody Schecter, South African auto maker (World Driver's 1979)

Birth
1950

Ann Jillian, Cambridge Mass, actress (Mr Mom, Jennifer Slept Here)

Birth
1951

James Bridie, [Osborne Henry Mavor], dramatist, dies

Death
1951

"Where's Charley?" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 56 performances

Event
1951

Baseball signs 6 year All-Star pact for TV-radio rights for $6 million

Event
1951

Liz Taylor's 1st divorce (Conrad Hilton Jr)

Event
1951

Andy Roberts, cricketer (brilliant WI quickie with 202 wickets 74-84)

Birth
1951

Earl Howe

Birth
1952

Tommy Ramone, [Erdelyi], Hungary, rock drummer/bassist [Ramones)

Birth
1953

Dalila di Lazzaro, Udine Italy, covergirl/model (Vogue)

Birth
1953

1st movie in Cinemascope (The Robe) premieres

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