March 29 Events in History - March 29 Birthdays - March 29 Deaths



2013 New research on the Shroud of Turin supports that it may actually been used as Jesus Christ's burial cloth; researchers used mechanical and thermal measurements to date the shroud between 300 BC and 400 AD
2013 A transistor-like transcriptor is built out of DNA and RNA molecules by American bioengineers at Stanford University
2012 U. K. government officials announce that Viaspan, a solution used to preserve some donor organs, could be contaminated with bacteria after tests identified Bacillus cereus was present in the solution used to test Viaspan's sterility
2012 In New Delhi, India, leaders of Brazil, Russia, China, South Africa and India meet for the 2012 BRICS summit
2011 In London, England, international leaders take part in a conference focused on military action and the future of Libya
2011 James Bullard, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis calls for the Federal Reserve to limit its purchase of U.S. Treasuries because they 'feed the fire' of inflation
2010 At least 38 are killed and 60 injured when two female suicide bombers carry out two separate terrorist attacks at Moscow Metro stations Lubyana and Park Kultury
1999 61st NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: at ThunderDome St. Petersburg
1998 17th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: at Kemper Arena KC
1998 27th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship
1997 1st game at Turner Field Atlanta, Braves beats Yankees 2-0 (exhibition)
1997 Actor Harry Hamlin weds actress Lisa Rinna
1997 PBA National Championship Won by Rick Steelsmith
1996 10th Soul Train Music Awards: Patti Labelle, Boyz II Men
1996 Cleveland Browns choose new name, Baltimore Ravens
1996 New York Yankees beats New York Mets 7-3 in an exhibition game
1995 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Chicago, Illinois on WCKG 105.9 FM
1994 Coach Jimmy Johnson quits Dallas Cowboys
1994 Last day of Test cricket for Allan Border
1994 Serbs and Croats signed a cease-fire to end the war in Croatia
1993 65th Academy Awards - "Unforgiven," Al Pacino and Emma Thompson win
1993 Queensland all out for 75 vs. NSW in Sheffield Shield Final
1992 "Conversations with My Father" opens at Royale New York City for 462 performances
1992 12th Golden Raspberry Awards: Hudson Hawk wins
1992 21st Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Dottie Mochrie
1992 Herb Gardner's "Conversations With My Father," premieres in New York City
1992 Ice Dance Championship at Oakland won by Klimova and Ponomarenko (CIS)
1992 Ice Pairs Championship at Oakland won by Mishuktienok and Dmitriev (CIS)
1992 Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Oak won by Kristi Yamaguchi (USA)
1992 Men's Figure Skating Championship in Oakland won by Viktor Petrenko (CIS)
1992 NCAA Basketball Women's Championship at Kemper Arena, KC
1989 1st Soviet hockey players are permitted to play for the NHL
1989 1st U.S. private commercial rocket makes suborbital test flight (NM)
1989 61st Academy Awards - "Rainman," Dustin Hoffman and Jodie Foster win
1989 9th Golden Raspberry Awards: Cocktail wins
1989 I. M. Pei's pyramidal entrance to the Louvre opens in Paris
1989 Michael Milken, junk bond king, indicted in New York for racketeering
1988 "Oba Oba" opens at Ambassador Theater New York City for 46 performances
1988 U.S. Congress discontinues aid to Nicaraguan contras
1987 6th NCAA Women's Basketball Champion: Tennessee routs Louisiana 67-44
1987 Pat Bradley wins LPGA Standard Register Turquoise Golf Classic
1987 Wrestlemania III-93,173 watch Hulk Hogan beat Andre the Giant
1987 Yitzhak Shamir re-elected chairman of right wing Herut Party
1986 Beatle records officially go on sale in Russia
1985 Christos Sartzetakis elected president of Greece
1985 Wayne Gretzky breaks own NHL season record with 126th assist
1984 NFL Baltimore Colts move to Indianapolis
1984 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1982 2nd Golden Raspberry Awards: Mommie Dearest wins
1982 44th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: North Carolina beats Georgetown 63-62
1982 54th Academy Awards - "Chariots of Fire," Henry Fonda and K Hepburn win
1982 Delhi 707 beat Karnataka 705 on 1st innings to win Ranji Trophy
1981 "Woman of the Year" opens at Palace Theater New York City for 770 performances
1981 Pat Bradley wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open
1981 Tiina Lehtola ski jumps female record 110m
1981 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1979 Andrew Hilditch given out handled the ball vs. Pakistan at WACA
1979 Caryl Churchill's "Cloud Nine," premieres in London
1979 Delhi beat Karnataka by 399 runs to win Cricket's Ranji Trophy
1979 Last day of Test cricket for Mushtaq Mohammad
1976 38th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Indiana beats Michigan 86-68
1976 8 Ohio National Guardsmen indicted for shooting 4 Kent State students
1975 Jane Blalock wins LPGA Karsten-Ping Golf Open
1975 Only 2nd time Islanders beat Rangers
1974 Mariner 10's, 1st fly-by of Mercury, returns photos
1973 Dave Cowens, wins NBA MVP
1973 U.S. troops leave Vietnam, 9 years after Tonkin Resolution
1971 1st Lt William L Calley, Jr. found guilty in My Lai (Vietnam) massacre
1971 Chile president Allende nationalizes banks/copper mines
1971 Conrad Van Emde Boas becomes West Europe's 1st sexology professor
1971 Development of a serum hepatitis vaccine for children announced
1971 Royal Albert Hall opens
1971 WSVN (now WSBN) TV channel 47 in Norton, Virginia (PBS) begins broadcasting
1970 "Look to the Lilies" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater New York City for 25 performances
1970 Manchester City wins 10th Europe Cup II
1969 Communist New People's Army found in Philippines
1968 Students seize building at Bowie State College
1967 WCMU TV channel 14 in Mount Pleasant, MI (PBS) begins broadcasting
1966 "It's a Bird... It's Superman" opens at Alvin New York City for 129 performances
1966 Muhammad Ali beats George Chuvalo in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1963 Final episode of soap opera "Young Doctor Malone"
1962 Argentine President Frondizi flees from the army
1962 Jack Paar's final appearance on the "Tonight Show"
1961 23rd Amendment ratified, allows Washington D.C. residents to vote for president
1961 After a 4 year trial Nelson Mandela is acquitted on treason charge
1961 KCPT TV channel 19 in Kansas City, Missouri (PBS) begins broadcasting
1960 Darius Milhaud's 9th Symphony, premieres
1959 "Some Like it Hot" with Marilyn Monroe and Jack Lemmon premieres
1959 Wes Hall takes Pakistani cricket hat-trick at Lahore
1958 U.S. Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Carol Heiss
1958 U.S. Mens Figure Skating championship won by David Jenkins
1953 Patty Berg wins LPGA New Orleans Women's Golf Open
1951 "King and I" opens at St. James Theater New York City for 1246 performances
1951 23rd Academy Awards - "All About Eve," Judy Holliday and J Ferrer win
1951 Julius and Ethel Rosenberg are convicted of spying
1949 Turkey recognizes Israel
1948 Drachtster Boys soccer team forms in Drachten
1948 Yankees and Red Sox tie at 2-2 in 17, spring training game
1947 "Beggar's Holiday" closes at Broadway Theater New York City after 111 performances
1946 1st Test Cricket between Australia and New Zealand
1946 Test Cricket debuts of Lindwall, Miller and Tallon
1943 Meat, butter and cheese rationed in U.S. during WW II
1943 Meat rationed in U.S., 784 gram/week, 2 kilogram for GI's
1942 British cruiser Trinidad torpedoes itself in the Barents Sea
1942 British destroyer Campbeltown explodes in St-Nazaire: 400 Germans die
1942 German submarine U-585 sinks
1941 1st performance of Benjamin Britten's "Symphony da Requiem"
1941 3rd NCAA Men's Basketball Champion: Wisconsin beats Washington State 39-34
1941 WPAT radio in New Jersey begins broadcasting (country music format)
1940 Joe Louis KOs Johnny Paycheck in 2 to retain heavyweight boxing title
1936 10,000 watch the 200" mirror blank passing through Indianapolis
1936 Nazi propaganda claims 99% of Germans voted for Nazi candidates
1935 French liner Normandie begins its maiden voyage
1934 Bank of Travail in Belgium, socialist worker's movement bankrupt
1932 Jack Benny debuts on radio
1929 Stanley Cup: Boston Bruins sweep New York Rangers in 2 games
1928 Yeshiva College (now University) chartered (New York City)
1927 Henry O D Seagrave races his Sunbeam to a record 203.79 mph at Daytona
1924 Bayern and Vatican reach accord
1919 Stanley Cup: Mont (NHL) and Seat (PCHA) win 2 games each with 1 tie, 1919 Stanley Cup not awarded due to flu epidemic
1912 Captain Robert Scott, storm-bound in a tent near South Pole, makes last entry in his diary "the end cannot be far"
1906 Stanley Cup: Montreal Wanderers sweep Kenora Thisles in 2 games
1897 Japan adopts Gold Standard
1886 Chemist John Pemberton begins to advertise for Coca-Coke
1882 Knights of Columbus chartered for Catholic men
1879 Tsjaikovski's opera "Jevgeni Onegin," premieres in Moscow
1871 Albert Hall opens by Queen Victoria in London
1867 British North America Act (Canadian constitution) passes
1867 Congress approves Lincoln Memorial
1865 Battle of Quaker Road, VA
1864 Great Britain gives Isotope Islands back to Greece
1864 Union General Steeles troops reach Arkadelphia Arkansas
1860 Dion Boucicault's "Colleen Bawn," premieres in New York City
1852 Ohio makes it illegal for children under 18 and women to work more than 10 hours a day
1850 Ireland's SS Royal Adelaide sinks in storm; 200 die
1849 Britain formally annexs Punjab after defeat of Sikhs in India
1848 Niagara Falls stops flowing for 30 hours due to an ice jam
1827 20,000 attend Ludwig von Beethovens burial in Vienna
1814 Battle at Horseshoe Bend Ala: Andrew Jackson beats Creek-indians
1804 Thousands of Whites massacred in Haiti
1798 Republic of Switzerland forms
1795 Beethoven (24) debuts as pianist in Vienna
1673 English king Charles II accept Test Act: RC excluded of public functions
1638 1st permanent white settlement in Delaware (Swedish Lutherans)
1461 Battle near Towton Field, 33,000 die (War of the Roses)
502 Bourgundy King Gundobar delegates royal power











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