Historical Events In October - 29
Monday, 03 August 2020
1975 Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffer kills first on October - 29.
1975 On this day in history john Scott Trotter, orch leader (George Gobel Show), dies at 67
1979 On October - 29 50 years after the great stock market crash, anti-nuclear protestors fail to shut down the New York Stock Exchange.
1981 On this day in history william O Walker, publisher of Cleveland Call Post, dies at 85
1982 Car maker John DeLorean indicted for drug trafficking, later acquitted on this day in history.
1982 On October - 29 paul McCartney & Michael Jackson release "The Girl is Mine"
1983 Sten Broman, composer, dies at 81 on October - 29.
1985 John Lodge, actor (Sensation, In Like Flint)/(gov-R-CT), dies at 82 on this day in history.
1986 On October - 29 sem Presser, Dutch press photographer, dies at 68
1987 On this day in history thomas Hearns wins unprecidented 4th different weight boxing title
1987 Kamal El Mallakh, dies at 57 on this day in history.
1988 2,000 US anti-abortion protesters arrested for blocking clinics on this day in history.
1988 On October - 29 china announces a herbal male contraceptive
1988 On this day in history jim Elliott (US) begins 24-hr paced outdoor race for 548.9 mi
1988 Soviets 1st scheduled shuttle launch (postponed) on this day in history.
1989 On this day in history the African National Congress(ANC) first political rally for almost thirty years is attended by 70,000 supporters
1990 30 die in a (5.7) earthquake in Algeria on this day in history.
1990 On this day in history william French Smith, attorney general (1980), dies at 73 of cancer
1991 On October - 29 donald Churchill, playwright, dies of heart attack at 60
1992 Adrienne Canivez, wife of Victor of Vriesland, dies on this day in history.
1993 On this day in history george Pope, cricketer (one Test for England, 8 runs not out), dies
1994 Francisco Martin Duran fires more than two dozen shots at the White House, and is later sentenced to 40 years in prison on this day in history.
1994 On October - 29 andrew Miller-Jones TV pioneer, dies at 84
1996 On this day in history james Leo Herlihy, author (Midnight Cowboy), commits suicide at 66
2005 On this day in history a train in Andhra Pradesh, India derails, killing at least 77 people.
2005 On this day in history at least 61 people are dead and many others wounded in three powerful blasts in the Indian capital, Delhi. See 29 October 205 Delhi bombings for full details.
2006 Aviation Development Company Flight 53 crashes shortly after take off in Nigeria on this day in history.
2006 On October - 29 luis Inácio Lula da Silva is re-elected President of Brazil.
2011 On this day in history record-breaking snowstorm in the northeastern United States leaves nearly 2 million residents without power for more than 36 hours.
2012 Hurricane Sandy makes landfall in New Jersey resulting in 110 deaths and $50 billion in damage and forces the New York stock exchange to close on this day in history.
2014 On October - 29 san Francisco Giants win the 2014 World Series
2018 Golden State shooting guard Klay Thompson breaks NBA record previously held by teammate Stephen Curry for most 3-pointers in a game with 14 in Warriors' 149-124 win over the Bulls in Chicago on October - 29.
2018 On October - 29 far-right politician Jair Bolsonaro wins Brazil's presidential election defeating Fernando Haddad
2018 New mega airport opened in Istanbul by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, planning to be world' busiest with 90 million passengers by 2021 on this day in history.