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 This day in History - July 29
380 Historic Events for July 29
1950

Radu Voina, Romania, team handball (Oly-silver/2 bronze-1972, 76, 80)

Birth
1950

Maricica Puica, Romania, 2K runner (world record)

Birth
1950

Pee Wee Reese, hits the 3,000th Dodger home run

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1951

Dean Pitchford, rocker

Birth
1951

Deborah Pryor, Calif, actress (The Godson)/(Rep-R-Ohio)

Birth
1951

Leslie Easterbrook, LA Calif, actress (Ryan's Hope, Police Acadamy 5)

Birth
1952

1st nonstop transpacific flight by a jet

Event
1953

Geddy Lee, Toronto Canada, lead vocalist/bassist (Rush-Tom Sawyer)

Birth
1953

US bombers shot down at north of Wladiwostok

Event
1953

Ken Burns, epic documentary maker (Civil War, Baseball)

Birth
1954

Flo Hyman, Inglewood Calif, volleyball player (Olympic-silver-1984)

Birth
1955

Smokey Burgess hits 3 HRS to help Pirates beat Reds 16-5

Event
1955

USSR performs nuclear Test

Event
1955

"Country" Jem Finer, English banjo player (Pogues-Straight to Hell)

Birth
1956

11th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Kathy Cornelius

Event
1956

WCKT (now WSVN) TV channel 7 in Miami, FL (IND) begins broadcasting

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1956

Ludwig Klages, German philosopher (Study of Graves), dies at 83

Death
1956

Michael Biehn, Anniston AL, actor (Rampage, Hog Wild, Aliens, Abyss)

Birth
1956

Jacques Cousteau's Calypso anchors in 7,500 m of water (record)

Event
1956

Patti Scialfa, singer (As Long as I Can Be)/Mrs Bruce Springsteen

Birth
1956

Brenda Hocott, LPGA golfer

Birth
1957

Jack Paar's Tonight show premieres

Event
1957

International Atomic Energy Agency forms by UN

Event
1957

Floyd Patterson TKOs Tommy Jackson in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

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1958

Pres Eisenhower signs NASA and Space Act of 1958

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