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Notable Historical Events for July 29th

1921Adolf Hitler becomes leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party.

1567James VI is crowned King of Scots at Stirling.

1928Walt Disney's "Steamboat Willie" is released

1961Bob Dylan injured in car accident

1696Louis XIV. King of France, & Victor Amadeus II, Duke of Savoy, sign Peace of Turin, a turning point in the War of the League of Augsburg

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

199036th Mazda LPGA Championship won by Beth Daniel

1923Albert Einstein speaks on pacifism in Berlin

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

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

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Notable Birthdays on July 29th

1925Ted Lindsay, Renfrew Ontario, Canadian hockey player

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

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

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

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

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

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Notable Weddings on July 29th

1914Mountain climber George Mallory (28) weds Ruth Mallory

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

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)

July 29th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on July 29th

1833William Wilberforce, English abolitionist, dies at 73

1108King Philip I, King of the Franks 1059, 1060-1108), dies at 56

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