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 This day in History - March 29
368 Historic Events for March 29
1936

Nazi propaganda claims 99% of Germans voted for Nazi candidates

Event
1936

Richard Rodney Bennett, Broadstairs Kent England, composer

Birth
1936

10,000 watch the 200" mirror blank passing through Indianapolis

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1937

Karol Szymanowski, Polish/Ukraine composer (Stabat Mater), dies at 54

Death
1937

Billy Carter, Plains Georgia, brother of Pres Carter

Birth
1937

Anne Stoddart, diplomat

Birth
1938

Bert de Vries, Dutch minister of Social Affairs (CDA)

Birth
1938

Margaret Howard, British broadcaster

Birth
1939

Nancy Kwan, Hong Kong, actress (Flower Drum Song, Night Creature)

Birth
1939

Hanumant Singh, cricketer (14 Tests for India-century on debut)

Birth
1940

Joe Louis KOs Johnny Paycheck in 2 to retain heavyweight boxing title

Event
1940

Raymond Davis, US rock vocalist (Funkadelic-Knee Deep)

Birth
1941

Terence Hill, Venice Italy, actor (Super Fuzz, They Call Me Trinity)

Birth
1941

1st performance of Benjamin Britten's "Symphony da Requiem"

Event
1941

3rd NCAA Men's Basketball Champion: Wisconsin beats Wash State 39-34

Event
1941

WPAT radio in NJ begins broadcasting (country music format)

Event
1942

Larry Pressler, (Sen-R-SD, 1979- )

Birth
1942

German submarine U-585 sinks

Event
1942

British destroyer Campbeltown explodes in St-Nazaire: 400 Germans die

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1942

British cruiser Trinidad torpedoes itself in the Barents Sea

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1943

Eric Idle, England, comedian/actor (Monty Python)

Birth
1943

Meat rationed in US (784 gram/week, 2 kilogram for GI's

Event
1943

John Major, British PM (C, 1990-97)

Birth
1943

Vangelis, [Papathanasiou], composer/keyboardist (Chariots of Fire)

Birth
1943

Meat, butter and cheese rationed in US during WW II

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