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Notable Historical Events for July 29th

1921Cleveland's 125th anniversary celebration: Cy Young, 54, pitches 2 inn

1956Jacques Cousteau's Calypso anchors in 7,500 m of water (record)

1957Floyd Patterson TKOs Tommy Jackson in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

1567James VI is crowned King of Scots at Stirling.

1923Albert Einstein speaks on pacifism in Berlin

199036th Mazda LPGA Championship won by Beth Daniel

1995Monica Seles beats Martina Naratilova in her return to tennis

1609Samuel de Champlain shoots and kills two Iroquois chiefs at Ticonderoga, New York setting the stage for French-Iroquois conflicts for the next 150 years

1966Bob Dylan hurt in motorcycle accident near Woodstock NY

1928Walt Disney's "Steamboat Willie" is released

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Notable Birthdays on July 29th

1905Clara Bow, Brooklyn New York, silent screen actress (It, Saturday Night Kid), (d. 1965)

1883Benito Mussolini, [Il Duce], Forli Kingdom of Italy, Fascist Italian dictator (1922-43), (d. 1945)

1924Elizabeth Short, victim in the Black Dahlia case (d. 1947)

1925Ted Lindsay, Renfrew Ontario, Canadian hockey player

1938Peter Jennings, Toronto Canada, news anchor (ABC Evening News)

1953Geddy Lee, Toronto Canada, lead vocalist/bassist (Rush-Tom Sawyer)

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Notable Weddings on July 29th

2000American actress Jennifer Aniston (31) weds actor and film producer Brad Pitt (36) in a private ceremony at Malibu, California

1914Mountain climber George Mallory (28) weds Ruth Mallory

1981Charles, Prince of Wales weds Lady Diana Spencer at St Paul's Cathedral, London

1934"Titanic" actress Gloria Stuart (24) weds screenwriter Arthur Sheekman (33)

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Notable Deaths on July 29th

1833William Wilberforce, English abolitionist, dies at 73

1890Vincent van Gogh, painter, dies in Auvers, France

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