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October 29th

October 29th is the 302nd day of the year (303rd day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 63 days remaining until the end of the year.

On this page, we have placed information about October 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 October 29th

1831 Othniel C. Marsh (paleontologist)

1866 Carl Gustav Witt (astronomer)

1897 Joseph Goebbels (Nazi politician)

1946 Peter Green (singer, guitarist - Fleetwood Mac)

1947 Richard Dreyfuss (actor)

1947 Kate Jackson (actress)

1964 Yasmin Le Bon (model)

1967 Rufus Sewell (actor)

1971 Winona Ryder (actress)

Winona Ryder

1973 Robert Pirès (soccer player)

1978 Kelly Smith (soccer player)

1980 Ben Foster (actor)

October 29th in History

1675 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz uses the integral symbol for the first time.

1756 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's opera Don Giovanni makes its debut in Prague.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

1886 The Statue of Liberty is dedicated. The first ticker-tape parade takes place when workers spontaneously throw ticker-tape into the streets of New York City.

Statue of Liberty

1918 Sailors of the German High Seas Fleet mutiny.

1922 King Victor Emmanuel III appoints Benito Mussolini as Prime Minister of Milan, Italy.

Benito Mussolini

1923 Turkey becomes a republic.

1923 Mustafa Kemal Ataturk is the first President of Turkey.

Mustafa Kemal Ataturk

1929 "Black Tuesday" New York Stock Exchange crashes, initiating the Great Depression.

1956 Israel invades Egypt's Sinai Peninsula.

1961 Syria leaves the United Arab Republic (formed by a merger with Egypt in 1958).

1969 The first computer-to-computer link is established on ARPANET, the forerunner of today's Internet.

1986 Margaret Thatcher opens the last stretch of the M25 motorway.

1991 US space probe Galileo visits the asteroid 951 Gaspra.

2008 Delta Airlines merges with Northwest Airlines.

2012 Hurricane Sandy causes $50 billion of damage in the United States.

October 29th is also

Republic Day (Turkey)


People born on October 29th are Scorpio


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