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Notable Historical Events for September 29th

1996Alanis Morissette ends her 1st US tour (Houston Texas)

1979"Different Worlds" by Maureen McGovern peaks at #18

1963Mickey Wright wins LPGA Mickey Wright Golf Invitational

1956Yanks Mickey Mantle hits his 52nd HR of season

1968Carl Yastrzemski .3005 avg wins his 2nd straight batting crown

1913Wash Senator Walter Johnson wins his 36th game

1941Joe Louis TKOs Lou Nova in 6 for heavyweight boxing title

61 BCPompey the Great celebrates his third triumph for victories over the pirates and the end of the Mithridatic Wars on his 45th birthday.

19401st US merchant ship "Booker T. Washington" commanded by a black captain (Hugh Mulzac), launched at Wilmington Delaware

1995OJ Simpson trial sent to the jury

September 29th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on September 29th

1901Enrico Fermi, Rome, Italian/American nuclear physicist, gone fission/fermium (Nobel 1938)

1547Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Spanish author and novelist (Don Quixote), (d. 1616)

1758Horatio Nelson, Burnham Thorpe Britain, naval hero (Trafalgar)

106 BCPompey the Great [Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus], Roman political and military leader (1st Triumvirate and Consul), (d. 48 BC)

1969Kelly Robbins, Mt Pleasant Michigan, LPGA golfer (1995 McDonald's LPGA

1935Jerry Lee Lewis, Feriday La, country singer (Whole Lotta Shakin')

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Notable Weddings on September 29th

1953US Senator Joseph McCarthy (43) weds researcher Jean Kerr at St. Matthews Cathedral in Washington, D.C.

1930Singer and actor Bing Crosby marries Dixie Lee

2012Actress Holly Valance (29) weds property developer Nick Candy (39) in Beverly Hills, California

2001Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez (32) weds dancer/choreographer Cris Judd (32) in Calabasas, California

1933NY Yankees first baseman Lou Gehrig (30) weds Eleanor Twitchell in New Rochelle, New York

2012Academy Award-winning actress Anne Hathaway (29) weds actor-turned-jewelry designer Adam Shulman (31) in Big Sur, California

1979Actress Isabella Rossellini (27) weds director Martin Scorsese (36)

1991Actress Kate Jackson (42) weds ski-lodge entrepreneur Tom Hart in Brentwood

1818Inventor Samuel Morse (27) weds Lucretia Walker in Concord, New Hampshire

2012"Fall Out Boy" lead singer Patrick Stump (28) weds longtime girlfriend Elisa Yao in Chicago

September 29th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on September 29th

1998Tom Bradley, Mayor of Los Angeles, dies at 80

2001Nguyễn Văn Thiệu, President of South Vietnam (b. 1923)

September 29th Deaths
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