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 This day in History - July 29
380 Historic Events for July 29
1914

1st transcontinental phone link made between NYC and SF

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1914

Russia mobilize troops along Austrian boundary

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1914

Austrian-Hungary bombs Belgrade

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1915

Pirate Honus Wagner at 41, hits a grand slam HR

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1916

Postal check and Girodienst establishes

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1918

Vladimir Dudentzev, Russian writer

Birth
1920

Rodolfo Acosta, Chihuahua Mexico, actor (Passion, Littlest Outlaw)

Birth
1920

1st transcontinental airmail flight from NY to SF

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1920

Mexican rebel Pancho Villa surrenders

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1921

New rules of language assumed (equal rights Flemings/Walen Belgium)

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1921

Richard Egan, SF Calif, actor (Empire, Redigo, Pollyanna)

Birth
1921

Aled Eames, maritime historian

Birth
1921

Cleveland's 125th anniversary celebration: Cy Young, 54, pitches 2 inn

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1922

Edward Gailliard, Flemish language/archaeologist, dies at 81

Death
1923

Albert Einstein speaks on pacifism in Berlin

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1923

KPD holds struggle day against fascism, in Germany

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1924

Arnold Weinstock, English industrial/multi-millionaire (GEC)

Birth
1924

Lloyd Bochner, Toronto, (Cecil-Dynasty, Lonely Lady, Naked Gun 2«)

Birth
1924

Robert Horton, LA Calif, actor (Kings Row, Wagon Train, Arena)

Birth
1924

Paul Runyan wins PGA golf championship

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1925

Mikis Michael George Theodorakis, Chios Greece, composer (Raven)

Birth
1926

Don Carter, bowler, 6-time Bowler of Year (1953-54, 57-58, 60-61)

Birth
1926

Russel Firestone, polo great (Circle F-1959 champs)

Birth
1927

Harry K V Mulisch, writer (Message to King Rat)

Birth
1927

Phil Mead scores his 100th 100, Hampshire v Northants

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