January 29th in History

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

January 29th in History According to Wikipedia

  • 1595 - William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet is probably first performed.


  • 1845 - "The Raven" by Edgar Allan Poe is published in the New York Evening Mirror.


  • 1863 - Bear River Massacre.


  • 1886 - Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile.


  • 1900 - The American League is organized in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with 8 founding teams.


  • 1916 - World War I: Paris is first bombed by German zeppelins.


  • 1936 - The first inductees into the Baseball Hall of Fame are announced.


  • 1945- Tom Selleck, American actor born


  • 1954 - Oprah Winfrey, American producer, actress, talk show host, and publisher born


  • 1963 - First inductees into the Pro Football Hall of Fame are announced.


  • 1964 - Andre Reed, American football player born


  • 1965 - Dominik Hašek, Czech ice hockey player born


  • 1970 - Heather Graham, American actress born


  • 1973 - Jason Schmidt, American baseball player born


  • 1983 - I was Fucking Born.


  • 1995 - Super Bowl XXIX: The San Francisco 49ers defeat the San Diego Chargers 49-26 and become the first NFL team to win five Super Bowl titles.


  • 2007 - Barbaro, American thoroughbred racehorse dead (b. 2003)


  • 2007 - Somebody tells me that they hope no one cares when I die.


  • None of those links are going to work... Sorry about that.

    Correction they should work now...

    Posted by Simon at 10:06 AM   Digg! submit to reddit BallHype: hype it up!

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