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 This day in History - July 29
380 Historic Events for July 29
1940

Urk soccer team forms

Event
1941

David Warner, Manchester NH, actor (Star Trek VI, Time Bandits)

Birth
1941

James Stephenson, actor (Sea Hawk, River's End), dies at 52

Death
1942

Eastern Blvd in the Bronx renamed Bruckner Blvd

Event
1942

Sharon Gans, actress (Slaughterhouse 5)

Birth
1943

Roz Kelly, Mt Vernon NY, actress (Owl and Pussycat, Happy Days)

Birth
1943

1 million inhabitants flee Hamburg

Event
1943

Ingrid Kramer, Dresden Germany, diver (Olympic-gold-1964)

Birth
1943

Charles Hallahan, actor (Hunter)

Birth
1943

Nazi's evacuate Hollandsche Theater in Amsterdam

Event
1944

US 4th Armour division occupiers Avranches

Event
1944

Frank McCormick (Reds) HR off Ace Adams (Giants) in both games of DH

Event
1944

Allied air force bomb Germany for 6 hours

Event
1944

Terry Jarvis, NZ cricket opener (387 partnership w/Turner v WI 1972)

Birth
1945

Michelle Angelo, Kingsville Tx, actress (Funny Girl)

Birth
1945

After delivering the Atomic Bomb across the Pacific, the cruiser USS Indianapolis is torpedoed and sunk by a Japanese submarine

Event
1946

Neal Doughty, Evantson Ill, rock keyboardist (Reo Speedwagon)

Birth
1946

Bill Forsyth, director (Local Hero, Breaking In, Housekeeping)

Birth
1947

Janet LePera, LPGA golfer

Birth
1947

Gas leak explodes in a beauty parlor, 10 women die in Harrisonburg Va

Event
1948

King George VI opens 14th modern Olympic games in London

Event
1949

Marilyn Tucker Quayle, novelist/wife of vice president Dan (1989-93)

Birth
1949

Stephen Burleigh, Wheeling WV, actor (Love and Betrayal, Afterburn)

Birth
1949

BBC radio begins broadcasting

Event
1949

Airlift in West-Germany to West-Berlin ends

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