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What Happened on October 29th This Day in History

Year Name
2022 At least 156 die at a crowd crush during a Halloween celebration in Itaewon district, Seoul, South Korea.
2022 At least 100 people are killed and over 300 are injured by a double car bombing in Mogadishu, Somalia.
2020 Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party and of the Opposition in the United Kingdom is suspended from the Labour Party following his response to findings from the EHRC on the issue of antisemitism within the party.
2018 A Boeing 737 MAX plane crashes after taking off from Jakarta, Indonesia killing 189 people on board.
2015 China announces the end of its one-child policy after 35 years.
2014 A mud slide; the 2014 Badulla landslide, in south-central Sri Lanka, kills at least 16 people, and leaves hundreds of people missing.
2012 Hurricane Sandy hits the east coast of the United States, killing 148 directly and 138 indirectly, while leaving nearly $70 billion in damages and causing major power outages.
2008 Delta Air Lines merges with Northwest Airlines, creating the world's largest airline and reducing the number of US legacy carriers to five.
2008 A pair of deadly earthquakes hits Baluchistan, Pakistan, killing 215.
2005 Bombings in Delhi, India kill more than 60.
2004 The Arabic-language news network Al Jazeera broadcasts an excerpt from a 2004 Osama bin Laden video in which the terrorist leader first admits direct responsibility for the September 11, 2001 attacks and references the 2004 U.S. presidential election.
2002 A fire destroys a luxurious department store in Ho Chi Minh City, where 1,500 people are shopping. More than 60 people die and over 100 are unaccounted for in the deadliest peacetime disaster in Vietnam.
1999 A large cyclone devastates Odisha, India.
1998 In South Africa, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission presents its report, which condemns both sides for committing atrocities.
1998 Space Shuttle Discovery blasts off on STS-95 with 77-year-old John Glenn on board, making him the oldest person to go into space at that time.
1998 ATSC HDTV broadcasting in the United States is inaugurated with the launch of the STS-95 space shuttle mission.
1998 While en route from Adana to Ankara, a Turkish Airlines flight with a crew of six and 33 passengers is hijacked by a Kurdish militant who orders the pilot to fly to Switzerland. The plane instead lands in Ankara after the pilot tricked the hijacker into thinking that he is landing in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia to refuel.
1998 Hurricane Mitch, the second deadliest Atlantic hurricane in history, makes landfall in Honduras.
1998 The Gothenburg discothèque fire in Sweden kills 63 and injures 200.
1994 Francisco Martin Duran fires over two dozen shots at the White House; he is later convicted of trying to kill U.S. President Bill Clinton.
1991 The American Galileo spacecraft makes its closest approach to 951 Gaspra, becoming the first probe to visit an asteroid.
1986 British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher opens the last stretch of the M25 motorway.
1985 Major General Samuel K. Doe is announced as the winner of the first multi-party election in Liberia.
1980 Demonstration flight of a secretly modified C-130 for an Iran hostage crisis rescue attempt ends in a crash landing at Eglin Air Force Base's Duke Field, Florida, leading to the cancellation of Operation Credible Sport.
1972 The three surviving perpetrators of the Munich massacre are released from prison in exchange for the hostages of the hijacked Lufthansa Flight 615.
1969 The first-ever computer-to-computer link is established on ARPANET, the precursor to the Internet.
1967 Montreal's World Fair, Expo 67, closes with over 50 million visitors.
1964 The United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar is renamed to the United Republic of Tanzania.
1964 Biggest jewel heist; involving the Star of India (gem) in the American Museum of Natural History in New York City by Murph the Surf and gang.
1960 An airplane carrying the Cal Poly football team crashes on takeoff in Toledo, Ohio.
1957 Israel's prime minister David Ben-Gurion and five of his ministers are injured when Moshe Dwek throws a grenade into the Knesset.
1956 Suez Crisis begins: Israeli forces invade the Sinai Peninsula and push Egyptian forces back toward the Suez Canal.
1955 The Soviet battleship Novorossiysk strikes a World War II mine in the harbor at Sevastopol.
1953 BCPA Flight 304 DC-6 crashes near San Francisco.
1948 Israeli-Palestinian conflict: Safsaf massacre: Israeli soldiers capture the Palestinian village of Safsaf in the Galilee; afterwards, between 52 and 64 villagers are massacred by the IDF.
1944 The Dutch city of Breda is liberated by 1st Polish Armoured Division.
1944 World War II: The Soviet Red Army enters Hungary.
1942 The Holocaust: In the United Kingdom, leading clergymen and political figures hold a public meeting to register outrage over Nazi Germany's persecution of Jews.
1941 The Holocaust: In the Kaunas Ghetto, over 10,000 Jews are shot by German occupiers at the Ninth Fort, a massacre known as the "Great Action".
1929 The New York Stock Exchange crashes in what will be called the Crash of '29 or "Black Tuesday", ending the Great Bull Market of the 1920s and beginning the Great Depression.
1923 Turkey becomes a republic following the dissolution of the Ottoman Empire.
1921 United States: Second trial of Sacco and Vanzetti in Boston, Massachusetts.
1921 The Harvard University football team loses to Centre College, ending a 25-game winning streak. This is considered one of the biggest upsets in college football.
1918 The German High Seas Fleet is incapacitated when sailors mutiny, an action which would trigger the German Revolution of 1918–19.
1914 Ottoman entry into World War I.
1901 In Amherst, Massachusetts, nurse Jane Toppan is arrested for murdering the Davis family of Boston with an overdose of morphine.
1901 Leon Czolgosz, the assassin of U.S. President William McKinley, is executed by electrocution.
1888 The Convention of Constantinople is signed, guaranteeing free maritime passage through the Suez Canal during war and peace.
1863 Eighteen countries meet in Geneva and agree to form the International Red Cross.
1863 American Civil War: Battle of Wauhatchie: Forces under Union General Ulysses S. Grant repel a Confederate attack led by General James Longstreet. Union forces thus open a supply line into Chattanooga, Tennessee.
1792 Mount Hood (Oregon) is named after Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood by Lt. William E. Broughton who sighted the mountain near the mouth of the Willamette River.
1787 Mozart's opera Don Giovanni receives its first performance in Prague.
1675 Leibniz makes the first use of the long s (∫) as a symbol of the integral in calculus.
1665 Portuguese forces defeat the Kingdom of Kongo and decapitate King António I of Kongo, also known as Nvita a Nkanga.
1658 Second Northern War: Naval forces of the Dutch Republic defeat the Swedes in the Battle of the Sound.
1621 The London Pageant of 1621 celebrates the inauguration of Edward Barkham (Lord Mayor).
1618 English adventurer, writer, and courtier Sir Walter Raleigh is beheaded for allegedly conspiring against James I of England.
1611 Russian homage to the King of Poland, Sigismund III Vasa.
1591 Pope Innocent IX is elected.
1467 Battle of Brustem: Charles the Bold defeats Prince-Bishopric of Liège.
1390 First trial for witchcraft in Paris leading to the death of three people.
1268 Conradin is executed along with his companion Frederick I, Margrave of Baden by Charles I of Sicily.
437 Valentinian III, Western Roman Emperor, marries Licinia Eudoxia, daughter of his cousin Theodosius II, Eastern Roman Emperor in Constantinople unifying the two branches of the House of Theodosius.
312 Constantine the Great enters Rome after his victory at the Battle of the Milvian Bridge, stages a grand adventus in the city, and is met with popular jubilation. Maxentius' body is fished out of the Tiber and beheaded.
Famous People Born on October 29

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Year Name
1950 Abdullah Gül, Turkish academic and politician, 11th President of Turkey
1981 Georgios Fotakis, Greek footballer
1985 Vijender Singh, Indian boxer
1943 Don Simpson, American actor, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1996)
1959 John Magufuli, Tanzanian politician, 5th President of Tanzania (d. 2021)
1970 Edwin van der Sar, Dutch footballer and sportscaster
1978 Kelly Smith, English footballer
1926 Necmettin Erbakan, Turkish engineer and politician, 23rd Prime Minister of Turkey (d. 2011)
1990 Eric Saade, Swedish singer
1960 Fabiola Gianotti, Italian physicist and academic
Famous People Deaths On October 29

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Date Name
1804 Sarah Crosby, the first female Methodist preacher (b. 1729)
1339 Grand Prince Aleksandr Mikhailovich of Tver (b. 1301)
1956 Louis Rosier, French race car driver (b. 1905)
2005 Lloyd Bochner, Canadian-American actor (b. 1924)
1988 Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay, Indian author and activist (b. 1903)
2012 Letitia Baldrige, American etiquette expert and author (b. 1926)
2003 Hal Clement, American pilot, author, and educator (b. 1922)
1950 Gustaf V of Sweden (b. 1858)
2021 Ashley Mallett, Australian cricketer (b. 1945)
1892 William Harnett, American painter (b. 1848)