Historical Events In October - 29
Wednesday, 29 March 2023
1975 Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffer kills first on this day in history.
1975 John Scott Trotter, orch leader (George Gobel Show), dies at 67 on October - 29.
1979 50 years after the great stock market crash, anti-nuclear protestors fail to shut down the New York Stock Exchange on October - 29.
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 Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson release "The Girl is Mine" on this day in history.
1983 On October - 29 sten Broman, composer, dies at 81
1985 John Lodge, actor (Sensation, In Like Flint)/(gov-R-CT), dies at 82 on October - 29.
1986 Sem Presser, Dutch press photographer, dies at 68 on October - 29.
1987 Thomas Hearns wins unprecidented 4th different weight boxing title on October - 29.
1987 On this day in history kamal El Mallakh, dies at 57
1988 On this day in history 2,000 US anti-abortion protesters arrested for blocking clinics
1988 On this day in history china announces a herbal male contraceptive
1988 Jim Elliott (US) begins 24-hr paced outdoor race for 548.9 mi on this day in history.
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 October - 29.
1990 30 die in a (5.7) earthquake in Algeria on this day in history.
1990 William French Smith, attorney general (1980), dies at 73 of cancer on this day in history.
1991 Donald Churchill, playwright, dies of heart attack at 60 on this day in history.
1992 Adrienne Canivez, wife of Victor of Vriesland, dies on October - 29.
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 October - 29.
1994 Andrew Miller-Jones TV pioneer, dies at 84 on October - 29.
1996 On this day in history james Leo Herlihy, author (Midnight Cowboy), commits suicide at 66
2005 A train in Andhra Pradesh, India derails, killing at least 77 people on this day in history.
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 October - 29.
2006 On this day in history luis Inácio Lula da Silva is re-elected President of Brazil.
2011 Record-breaking snowstorm in the northeastern United States leaves nearly 2 million residents without power for more than 36 hours on this day in history.
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 October - 29.
2014 On October - 29 san Francisco Giants win the 2014 World Series
2018 On this day in history 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
2018 Far-right politician Jair Bolsonaro wins Brazil's presidential election defeating Fernando Haddad on October - 29.
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.
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