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January 29th is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 336 days remaining until the end of the year (337 days in leap years).
On this page, we have placed information about January 29th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on January 29th
1700 Daniel Bernoulli (mathematician, physicist)
1737 Thomas Paine (writer, US patriot)
1843 William McKinley (25th US President)
1860 Anton Chekhov (writer)
1874 John D. Rockefeller Jr. (businessman, philanthropist)
1880 W.C.Fields (comedian)
1913 Victor Mature (actor)
1926 Abdus Salam (physicist)
1933 Sacha Distel (singer)
1939 Germaine Greer (author)
1943 Tony Blackburn (disc jockey)
1945 Tom Selleck (actor)
1947 David Byron (singer - Uriah Heep)
1954 Oprah Winfrey (TV presenter)
1970 Heather Graham (actress)
January 29th in History
1819 Sir Stamford Raffles lands in Singapore.
1845 The Raven becomes the first published work of Edgar Allan Poe.
1856 Queen Victoria issues the first Victoria Cross, to recognize acts of bravery during the Crimean War of 1854-55.
1861 Kansas admitted as 34th US state..
1886 Karl Benz patents the first gasoline powered automobile.
1916 Paris is bombed for the first time by German zeppelins.
1936 First inductees in Baseball Hall of Fame announced.
1963 First inductees in Pro Football Hall of Fame announced.
1980 Rubik's cube first international demonstration in London.
1963 French President Charles de Gaulle vetoes Britain joining the EEC.
1996 Jacques Chirac announces the end of French nuclear testing.
2002 In his State of the Union address, President George Bush identifies Iraq, Iran and North Korea as the "Axis of Evil".
January 29th is also
National Puzzle Day
People born on January 29th are Aquarius
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