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Notable Historical Events for January 29th

1985Jari Kurri of Edmonton Oilers scores 100th pt of season in game 39

1984President Reagan formally announces he will seek a 2nd term

1987Lisa files for separation from husband NY Met Darryl Strawberry

1989Game-winning RBI, official statistic dropped after 9 years of use NY Mets Keith Hernandez is the all-time leader with 129

1969Jimi Hendrix & Peter Townshend wage a battle of guitars

1963Jim Thorpe, Red Grange & George Halas elected to football Hall of Fame

1979Chinese vice-premier Deng Xiaoping visits Washington, DC

1987William J Casey, ends term as 13th director of CIA

19361st players elected to Baseball Hall of Fame: Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Christy Mathewson & Walter Johnson

1850Henry Clay introduces a comprise bill on slavery to US Senate

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Notable Birthdays on January 29th

1945Donna Caponi, Detroit Michigan, LPGA Golfer and four-time Major winner

1843William McKinley, Niles Ohio, 25th US President (1897-1901), (d. 1901)

1737Thomas Paine, Thetford Great Britain, English/American political essayist (Common Sense, Age of Reason)

1860Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, Tagarov Russia, playwright (Cherry Orchard)

1954Oprah Winfrey, Kosciusko Mississippi, Talk show host and actress ('The Oprah Winfrey Show' 'Colour Purple')

1945Tom Selleck, Detroit Mich, actor (Lance-Rockford Files, Magnum PI)

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Notable Weddings on January 29th

1945Actress Gloria Swanson (45) weds William N. Davey

1839English Naturalist and author of Origin of the Species Charles Darwin marries Emma Wedgwood

1917Sculptor Auguste Rodin (76) weds Rose Beuret

1958Academy Award-winning actor Paul Newman (33) weds "The Three Faces of Eve" actress Joanne Woodward (27) at the El Rancho hotel-casino in Las Vegas

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Notable Divorces on January 29th

1994Actor Bill Murray (43) divorces Margaret Kelly after 13 years of marriage

1990Actor Michael Keaton (38) divorces actress Caroline McWilliams (44) after 7 years of marriage

January 29th Divorces
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Notable Deaths on January 29th

1963Robert Frost, American poet (New Hampshire, 4 Pulitzers), dies at 88

2010Tom Brookshier, American football player and sportscaster, dies of cancer at 78

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