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    • September 29, 0235 St Pontianus ends his reign as Catholic Pope

    • September 29, 0440 Leo I becomes pope.

    • September 29, 0480 "BC - Battle of Salamis: The Greek fleet under Themistokles, defeats the Persian fleet under Xerxes I."

    • September 29, 0522 "BC - Darius I of Persia kills the Magian usurper Gaumta, securing his hold as king of the Persian Empire."

    • September 29, 0855 Benedict III becomes pope.

    • September 29, 0855 Benedict III begins his reign as Catholic Pope

    • September 29, 1349 People of Krems Austria accuse Jews of poisoning the wells

    • September 29, 1364 "Battle of Auray, English forces defeat French at Brittany"

    • September 29, 1567 "At a dinner, the Duke of Alba arrests the Count of Egmont and the Count of Horne for treason."

    • September 29, 1567 The second War of Religion in France breaks out.

    • September 29, 1650 "Henry Robinson opens his Office of Addresses and Encounters - the first historically documented dating service - in Threadneedle Street, London."

    • September 29, 1785 Chaidic sect is excommunicated in Cracow Poland

    • September 29, 1789 First congress adjourns

    • September 29, 1789 The first U.S. Congress adjourns.

    • September 29, 1789 The U.S. War Department first establishes a regular army with a strength of several hundred men.

    • September 29, 1793 Tennis is first mentioned in an English sporting magazine

    • September 29, 1829 London's Metropolitan Police Force goes on duty

    • September 29, 1829 Scotland Yard formed in London

    • September 29, 1829 "The Metropolitan Police of London, also known as the Met, is founded."

    • September 29, 1848 Battle of Pkozd: Hungarian forces defeat Croats at Pkozd; the first battle of the War of Independence.

    • September 29, 1853 "Emigrant ship ""Annie Jane"" sinks off Scotland, drowning 348"

    • September 29, 1859 Great auroral display in US

    • September 29, 1863 "The opera ""Pescatori di Perle"", more properly known as ""Les Pêcheurs de Perles"", is produced (Paris)"

    • September 29, 1902 Impresario David Belasco opened his first Broadway theater

    • September 29, 1907 The cornerstone is laid at Washington National Cathedral in the U.S. capital.

    • September 29, 1915 A hurricane claims 275 in the Mississippi Delta

    • September 29, 1918 Allied forces scored a decisive breakthrough of the Hindenburg Line

    • September 29, 1918 "Australians storm the Hindenburg Line, France"

    • September 29, 1918 "Capt. John McGregor (2nd Cdn. Mounted Rifles) wins the Victoria Cross at Cambrai, France"

    • September 29, 1918 "Captain GH Wilkins, official AIF photographer, rallies United States troops at the battle of the Hindenburg Line, while taking photographs For this action he is awarded a bar to his Military Cross, becoming the only Australian official photographer to be decorated for bravery in the field"

    • September 29, 1918 The Hindenburg Line is broken by Allied forces during World War I. Bulgaria signed an armistice.

    • September 29, 1923 Steinhart Aquarium in Golden Gate Park opens to public

    • September 29, 1924 Plutarco Elas Calles is proclaimed President of Mexico.

    • September 29, 1927 Tornado strikes St Louis Missouri

    • September 29, 1930 Boquer¢n battle ends Paraguay border dispute

    • September 29, 1930 "The final section of the 3'6"" gauge railway on Prince Edward Island is converted to standard gauge. The conversion work on the island had started in 1919."

    • September 29, 1936 Radio used for first time for a presidential campaign

    • September 29, 1938 "Britain, France, Germany and Italy sign the Munich Agreement, allowing Germany to occupy the Sudetenland region of Czechoslovakia."

    • September 29, 1938 "Munich Conference, Chamberlain of Britain and Daladier of France agree to German annexation of part of Czechoslovakia."

    • September 29, 1939 World War II: capitulation of Poland to Germany.

    • September 29, 1940 "First US merchant ship ""Booker T Washington"" commanded by a black captain (Hugh Mulzac), launched at Wilmington Delaware"

    • September 29, 1941 Heavyweight Champ Joe Louis KOs Lou Nova in 6

    • September 29, 1941 "Holocaust in Kiev, Ukraine: German Einsatzgruppe C starts Babi Yar massacre. According to the Einsatzgruppen Operational Situation Report No. 101, at least 33,771 Jews from Kiev and its suburbs were killed at Babi Yar on September 29 - 30, 1941."

    • September 29, 1943 Eisenhower and Italian Marshal Pietro Badoglio sign an armistice

    • September 29, 1944 Soviet troops invade Yugoslavia

    • September 29, 1953 Milton Berle Show premiers

    • September 29, 1954 The convention establishing CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research) is signed.

    • September 29, 1957 20 MCi (740 petabecquerels) of radioactive material is released in an explosion at the Soviet Mayak nuclear plant at Chelyabinsk.

    • September 29, 1957 300 die as express train hits stalled train (Montgomery W Pakistan)

    • September 29, 1959 Sultan of Brunei promulgates a constitution

    • September 29, 1960 "Nikita Khrushchev, leader of Soviet Union, disorders a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly with a number of angry outbursts."

    • September 29, 1960 Number one hit on UK music charts - Ricky Valence - Tell Laura I Love Her

    • September 29, 1962 "Alouette 1, the first Canadian satellite, is launched."

    • September 29, 1962 "Launch of Alouette 1, first Canadian satellite (on US Delta rocket)"

    • September 29, 1963 "2nd session of Ecumenical council, `Vatican II,' opens in Rome"

    • September 29, 1963 The second period of the Second Vatican Council opens.

    • September 29, 1964 The Argentine comic strip Mafalda is published for the first time.

    • September 29, 1965 The NSA memorial lists ten agents lost on this date.

    • September 29, 1969 """Love American Style,"" premiers on ABC"

    • September 29, 1971 Oman joins the Arab League.

    • September 29, 1972 Sino-Japanese relations: Japan establishes diplomatic relations with the People's Republic of China after breaking official ties with the Republic of China.

    • September 29, 1973 Number one hit on UK music charts - Simon Park Orchestra - Eye Level

    • September 29, 1973 Soyuz 12 returns to Earth

    • September 29, 1975 Sharon Dahlonega Raiford Bush becomes American television's first African-American weathercaster.

    • September 29, 1975 "WGPR in Detroit, Michigan, becomes the world's first black-owned-and-operated television station."

    • September 29, 1977 "Muhammad Ali won a unanimous, 15-round decision over Earnie Shavers"

    • September 29, 1977 Soviet space station Salyut 6 launched into Earth orbit

    • September 29, 1979 Gold hits record $400.20 an ounce in Hong Kong

    • September 29, 1979 Number one hit on UK music charts - Police - Message In A Bottle

    • September 29, 1979 Pope John Paul II became the first pontiff to set foot on Irish soil with his pastoral visit to the Republic of Ireland.

    • September 29, 1982 Cyanide laced Tylenol capsules kills 7 in Chicago

    • September 29, 1982 Tylenol Crisis of 1982 began when the first of seven individuals died in metropolitan Chicago.

    • September 29, 1985 First of 5 cyanide-laced Tylenol victims dies

    • September 29, 1986 USSR releases US journalist Nicholas Daniloff confined on spy charges

    • September 29, 1988 "NASA resumes space shuttle flights, grounded after the Challenger disaster, with STS-26."

    • September 29, 1990 Number one hit on UK music charts - Maria McKee - Show Me Heaven

    • September 29, 1990 "The YF-22, which would later become the F-22 Raptor, flies for the first time."

    • September 29, 1991 Military coup in Haiti.

    • September 29, 1992 Brazilian President Fernando Collor de Mello resigns.

    • September 29, 1992 Erotica (song) released by Madonna

    • September 29, 1995 Khaled Kelkal is killed by the French Police.

    • September 29, 1996 Nintendo releases the Nintendo 64 in North America.

    • September 29, 2001 "The Syracuse Herald-Journal, a U.S. newspaper dating back to 1839, ceases publication."

    • September 29, 2003 Hurricane Juan makes landfall in Nova Scotia.

    • September 29, 2004 The asteroid 4179 Toutatis passes within four lunar distances of Earth.

    • September 29, 2004 "The Burt Rutan Ansari X Prize entry SpaceShipOne performed a successful spaceflight, the first of two needed to win the prize."

    • September 29, 2005 Amnesty referendum in Algeria.

    • September 29, 2005 US Senate confirms John Roberts to be the next Chief Justice of the United States.

    • September 29, 2006 US Representative Mark Foley resigns after allegations of inappropriate emails to house pages were introduced.

    • September 29, 2008 "Jewish Holiday - Rosh Hashanah - No work is permitted. September 29 - October 1, 2008"







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