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 This day in History - May 29
397 Historic Events for May 29
1939

Martin Garrod, Commandant General Royal Marines

Birth
1939

Nanette Newman, writer/actress (Endless Game, Of Human Bondage)

Birth
1940

Adolf Kiefer swims world record 100 yards backstroke (58.8 sec)

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1940

In WW II, Germans capture Ostend and Ypres in Belgium and Lille in France

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1940

Arthur Seyss-Inquart installed as Reich commissar of Hague Neth

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1941

Roy Crewsdon, Manchester, rocker (Freddie and The Dreamers)

Birth
1941

Douglas Scott, mountaineer

Birth
1942

John Barrymore, US actor (Beloved Rogue, Dinner at 8), dies at 60

Death
1942

Bing Crosby records "White Christmas," greatest selling record to date

Event
1942

Kevin Conway, NYC, actor (Flash Point, Cage of Angels)

Birth
1943

Terry Pavey, editor (TV Times)

Birth
1943

Hermann Hans Wetzler, composer, dies at 72

Death
1943

E Thomas Coleman, (Rep-R-MO, 1976- )

Birth
1943

Bob Edgar, (Rep-D-PA, 1975-87)

Birth
1943

Meat and cheese rationed in US

Event
1943

Confederacy of Algiers (Churchill-Marshall-Eisenhower)

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1944

Quentin Davies, MP (C)

Birth
1944

Helmut Berger, actor (Ash Wednesday, Damned, Picture of Dorian Gray)

Birth
1944

British troops occupy Aprilia Italy

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1945

US 1st Marine division conquerors Shuri-castle Okinawa

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1945

Mike Rossi, rocker (Status Quo)

Birth
1945

Martin Pipe, horse trainer

Birth
1945

Lord Fraser of Carmyllie, Minister of State (Scotland)

Birth
1946

KVP wins Provincial National election in Netherlands

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1946

Robin Johnson, Brooklyn, actress (Times Square)

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