Monday, May 23, 2022 (Week 21)

January 29 in History

What happened on January 29 in history?

A chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on january 29 in history. Historical facts of the day in the areas of military, politics, science, music, sports, arts, entertainment and more. Discover what happened on january 29 in history.

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1991
Iraqi forces attack into Saudi Arabian town of Kafji, but are turned back by Coalition forces.
1984
President Ronald Reagan announces that he will run for a second term.
1984
The Soviets issue a formal complaint against alleged U.S. arms treaty violations.
1979
President Jimmy Carter commutes the sentence of Patty Hearst.
1967
Thirty-seven civilians are killed by a U.S. helicopter attack in Vietnam.
1950
Riots break out in Johannesburg, South Africa, over the policy of Apartheid.
1944
The world’s greatest warship, Missouri, is launched.
1942
German and Italian troops take Benghazi in North Africa.
1931
Winston Churchill resigns as Stanley Baldwin’s aide.
1929
The Seeing Eye, America’s first school for training dogs to guide the blind, founded in Nashville, Tennessee.
1926
Violette Neatley Anderson becomes the first African-American woman admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court.
1918
The Supreme Allied Council meets at Versailles.
1865
William Quantrill and his Confederate raiders attack Danville, Kentucky.
1861
Kansas is admitted into the Union as the 34th state.
1813
Jane Austin publishes Pride and Prejudice.