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 This day in History - March 29
368 Historic Events for March 29
1912

Robert F Scott, British pole explorer (Antarctica), dies

Death
1912

Capt Robert Scott, storm-bound in a tent near South Pole, makes last entry in his diary "the end cannot be far"

Event
1913

Niall MacGinnis, Dublin Ireland, actor (Curse of the Demon)

Birth
1913

Phil Foster, Bkln NY, comedian (Frank De Fazio-Laverne and Shirley)

Birth
1913

Jack Jones, British trade unionist (CH)

Birth
1914

Chapman Pincher, British journalist/author (about secret service)

Birth
1915

George Chisholm, Scottish jazz trombonist

Birth
1916

Eugene J McCarthy, Watkins Minn, (Sen-D-Minn, pres candidate 1968)

Birth
1916

John Paul, Governor-General (Bahamas)

Birth
1917

Fran Gerbic, composer, dies at 76

Death
1917

Man O'War, racehorse (winner of 20 out of 21 races and $249,465)

Birth
1917

Arthur Knight, CEO (Courtaulds)

Birth
1918

John Read, CEO (TSB Group)

Birth
1918

Pearl Bailey, Newport News Va, singer (Hello Dolly)

Birth
1918

Sam Walton, billionaire CEO (Wal-Mart)

Birth
1919

Eileen Heckart, Columbus Ohio, actress (Doll's House, Trauma Center)

Birth
1919

Stanley Cup: Mont (NHL) and Seat (PCHA) win 2 games each with 1 tie, 1919 Stanley Cup not awarded due to flu epidemic

Event
1921

Hugh Neill, Lord-Lieutenant (South Yorkshire)

Birth
1921

Sam Loxton, cricketer (flamboyant Australian batsman of late 40's)

Birth
1923

Julia Montgomery Walsh, political consultant/writer

Birth
1924

Bayern and Vatican reach accord

Event
1924

Jules de Corte, blind Dutch ballad singer

Birth
1924

Charles Villiers Stanford, Irish composer/writer, dies at 71

Death
1925

Emlen Tunnell, NFL safety (Giants, Packers)

Birth
1925

Lord Justice Beldam

Birth