Historical Events In October - 29
Friday, 04 December 2020
1975 On October - 29 yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffer kills first
1975 John Scott Trotter, orch leader (George Gobel Show), dies at 67 on this day in history.
1979 50 years after the great stock market crash, anti-nuclear protestors fail to shut down the New York Stock Exchange on this day in history.
1981 On this day in history william O Walker, publisher of Cleveland Call Post, dies at 85
1982 On this day in history car maker John DeLorean indicted for drug trafficking, later acquitted
1982 On this day in history paul McCartney & Michael Jackson release "The Girl is Mine"
1983 Sten Broman, composer, dies at 81 on October - 29.
1985 On this day in history john Lodge, actor (Sensation, In Like Flint)/(gov-R-CT), dies at 82
1986 Sem Presser, Dutch press photographer, dies at 68 on this day in history.
1987 On October - 29 thomas Hearns wins unprecidented 4th different weight boxing title
1987 Kamal El Mallakh, dies at 57 on October - 29.
1988 On October - 29 2,000 US anti-abortion protesters arrested for blocking clinics
1988 On October - 29 china announces a herbal male contraceptive
1988 Jim Elliott (US) begins 24-hr paced outdoor race for 548.9 mi on October - 29.
1988 Soviets 1st scheduled shuttle launch (postponed) on October - 29.
1989 The African National Congress(ANC) first political rally for almost thirty years is attended by 70,000 supporters on this day in history.
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 On this day in history adrienne Canivez, wife of Victor of Vriesland, dies
1993 George Pope, cricketer (one Test for England, 8 runs not out), dies on this day in history.
1994 On October - 29 francisco Martin Duran fires more than two dozen shots at the White House, and is later sentenced to 40 years in prison.
1994 On October - 29 andrew Miller-Jones TV pioneer, dies at 84
1996 James Leo Herlihy, author (Midnight Cowboy), commits suicide at 66 on this day in history.
2005 A train in Andhra Pradesh, India derails, killing at least 77 people on October - 29.
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 On this day in history aviation Development Company Flight 53 crashes shortly after take off in Nigeria.
2006 Luis Inácio Lula da Silva is re-elected President of Brazil on October - 29.
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 On this day in history 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
2014 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
2018 On October - 29 far-right politician Jair Bolsonaro wins Brazil's presidential election defeating Fernando Haddad
2018 On this day in history new mega airport opened in Istanbul by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, planning to be world' busiest with 90 million passengers by 2021