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Notable Historical Events for September 29th

1962JFK authorized use of federal troops to integrate U of Mississippi

1952Stan Musial makes his only major league pitching appearance

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

1961Bob Dylan's 1st recording session-backup harmonica for Caroline Hester

1992Magic Johnson announces return to play basketball (he doesn't)

1957Buddy Holly & Crickets released 2nd single "Oh Boy!"/"Not Fade Away"

1995OJ Simpson trial sent to the jury

19941st phase of OJ Simpson murder trial jury selection ends (304 chosen)

1977James Brown's band walks out claiming they were underpaid & overworked

1963Cardinal's celebrate Stan Musial Day in St Louis, for Stan Musial's final game, where he hits his 3,629th & 3,630th HRs

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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Notable Weddings on September 29th

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

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

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

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

1930Singer and actor Bing Crosby marries Dixie Lee

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

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

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)

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

September 29th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on September 29th

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

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

September 29th Deaths
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