January 29 -
29 de enero
The January 29 is the 29th (twenty - ninth) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar . There are 336 days left to end the year and 337 in leap years . Events 757 : In China, An Lushan - leader of the revolt against the Tang Dynasty and the Emperor of Yan - is assassinated by his own son, An Qingxu . [ 1 ]
904 : in Rome, Pope Sergius III comes out of retirement to deprive Pope Christopher
of the papacy (called since then "antipope"). 946 : In the Abbasid Caliphate , the Bujid Emir Ahmad Mu'izz ad-Dawla organizes an ambush against the Caliph al-Mustakfí , who is blinded and deposed. Al-Mustakfí is succeeded by Al-Mutí . [ 2 ]
1258 : in Vietnam ―in the framework of the first Mongol invasion― Đại Việt defeats the Mongols in the battle of Đông Bộ Đầu
, forcing them to withdraw from their lands. 1595 : the tragedy Romeo and Juliet , written by William Shakespeare , opens in London .
1676 : in Russia , Feodor III becomes tsar
. 1814 : in Brienne-le-Château ( France ) the battle of Brienne is fought , in which Napoleon Bonaparte defeats Russia and Prussia
. 1824 : Tabasco is constituted as one of the first 14 states of Mexico
. 1839 : Charles Darwin marries his cousin Emma Wedgwood
. 1848 : in Chile the decimal metric system
is adopted . 1861 : Kansas
is admitted into the United States. 1886 : Karl Benz
patents the first gasoline-powered car. 1891 : Liliuokalani is proclaimed as the last monarch of the Kingdom of Hawaii
. 1895 : in Spain, María Cristina de Habsburgo-Lorena grants Torrelavega
the title of city. 1906 : in Denmark , Frederick of Glucksburg
is crowned king as Frederick VIII. 1911 : They are shot in Sahuaripa , Mexico , on the orders of General Francisco Chiapa , General Severiano Talamante and their sons Arnulfo Talamante and Severiano M. Talamante
. 1916 : in France - in the framework of the First World War - Paris is bombarded for the first time by German zeppelins .
1918 : Ukrainian-Soviet War : The Bolshevik Red Army , on its way to besiege Kiev , encounters a small group of military students at the Battle of Kruty .
1918: Ukrainian-Soviet War: Uprising of the Bolsheviks in the Keiv arsenal to prepare for the arrival of the Red Army and that would last six days. 1919 : in Spain , the military pilots Sousa and Fanjul fly over Seville in their respective biplanes
, managing to stay in the air for thirty minutes. 1933 : in the city of Rosario ( Argentina ) Marcelo Enrique Martín, one of the sons of the millionaire Swiss businessman Julio Ulises Martín (1862-1934), owner of the Yerbatera Martín, is kidnapped . At 4:30 on January 31, his brother Alberto will pay his ransom at the Alberdi Crossing and Marcelo Martín will be released. [ 3 ]
1940 : in Osaka (Japan) three trains of the Sakurajima Line collide at Ajikawaguchi
station , causing the death of 181 people. 1941 : Alexandros Koryzis becomes Prime Minister of Greece after the sudden death of his predecessor, the dictator Ioannis Metaxas
. 1942 : within the framework of the Peruvian-Ecuadorian War , the Protocol of Rio de Janeiro
is signed , which ends the war. 1944 : in central Italy - in the framework of World War II - the battle of Cisterna
is fought .
1944: in Poland - in the framework of the Second World War - about 38 people die in the Koniuchy massacre
1944: in Bologna
(Italy) ―in the framework of the Second World War―, the Anatomical Theater of Archiginnasio is completely destroyed due to the bombing of the Allies. 1948 : The Socialist Party of Pakistan is founded in Karachi
. 1957 : in the city of Buenos Aires (Argentina), the highest temperature in its history
occurs , with 43.3 ° C. 1962 : in Buenos Aires (Argentina), President Arturo Frondizi and the three military secretaries sign an act committing to the banning of Juan Domingo Perón : "The return of Perón is impossible." [ 4 ] They re-enable decree 4161, which outlaws Peronism
(which in the last free elections, in 1954, had won by 62% of the votes). It is again forbidden to pronounce the name of Perón (which the dictatorship elliptically mentions as "the fugitive tyrant"). 1965 : in a well 211 meters underground, in the U3dw area of the Nevada Atomic Test Site (about 100 km northwest of the city of Las Vegas ), at 10:22 (local time) the United States detonates its Tern atomic bomb , 0.5 kt . It is the 403rd bomb out of 1,132 that the United States detonated between 1945 and 1992.
1981 : in Spain the first president of democracy, Adolfo Suárez
, resigns . 1985 : in Chile the serial criminals Jorge Sagredo Pizarro and Carlos Topp Collins (known as the Viña del Mar Psychopaths ) are executed , being the last time the death penalty was applied in this country. [ 5 ]
1986 : in Uganda , Yoweri Museveni
assumes the presidency. 1994 : At the MGM Grand , Julio César Chávez
loses his 89-0 undefeated to Frankie Randall. 1996 : in France , President Jacques Chirac
announces a "definitive end" to nuclear tests.
1996: in Venice (Italy), the La Fenice
opera house is consumed by fire. 2001 : In Indonesia , thousands of students protest in Parliament for President Abdurrahman Wahid to
resign due to corruption scandals. 2002 : the president of the United States , George W. Bush, affirms that Iraq , Iran and North Korea are "regimes that support terrorism", and applies the nickname of Axis of Evil
. 2005 : A commercial flight from China arrives in Taiwan (for the first time since 1949 ) .
2015 : Malaysia officially declares Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 missing
in an accident where passengers are allegedly killed. Births 919 : Shi Zong
, Chinese emperor (d. 951). 1455 : Johannes Reuchlin
, German educator and humanist (d. 1522). 1499 : Catherine of Bora
, wife of Martin Luther, German nun (d. 1552). 1584 : Frederick Henry of Orange-Nassau
, Dutch nobleman (d. 1647). 1688 : Emanuel Swedenborg
, Swedish philosopher and mathematician (d. 1772). 1703 : Carlmann Kolb
, German composer (b. 1765). 1711 : Giuseppe Bonno
, Austrian compositor (f. 1788). 1715 : Georg Christoph Wagenseil
, Austrian organist and composer (d. 1777). 1717 : Jeffrey Amherst
, British serviceman (d. 1797). 1737 : Thomas Paine
, American politician (d. 1809). 1749 : Christian VII
, Danish and Norwegian king (d. 1808).
1749: Francisco Rousset de Jesús y Rosas
, fourth bishop of Sonora. 1754 : Moses Cleaveland
, judge, politician and American general (d. 1806). 1756: Henry Lee III, general estadounidense (f. 1818). 1761 : Albert Gallatin
, American politician (f. 1849). 1773 : Friedrich Mohs
, German geologist and mineralogist (d. 1839). 1782 : Daniel-François Auber
, músico francés (f. 1871). 1783 : Vasili Zhukovski
, Russian writer (d. 1852). 1801 : Johannes Bernardus van Bree
, violinista y compositor nederlandés (f. 1857). 1810 : Ernst Kummer
, German mathematician (d. 1893). 1818 : Robert Caspary
, German explorer and botanist (d. 1887). 1829 : Julián Quiroga
, Mexican military and politician (d. 1877). 1832 : Nikolai Ignátiev
, Russian politician (d. 1908). 1867 : Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
, Spanish writer (d. 1928). 1870 : Süleyman Nazif
, poeta turco (f.1927). 1871 : Eduardo López-Chávarri
, Spanish composer (d. 1970). 1873 : Luis Amadeo de Savoya
, Italian sailor, explorer and geographer (d. 1933). 1874 : John D. Rockefeller Jr.
, American entrepreneur (d. 1960). 1876 : Havergal Brian
, British composer (d. 1972).
1877: Eduardo Hay
, Mexican engineer, military and politician (d. 1941). 1877: Georges Catroux, general francés (f. 1969).
1877: Hugo Obermaier
, German priest and paleontologist (d. 1946). 1880: W. C. Fields, actor estadounidense (f. 1946). 1888 : Sydney Chapman
, English geophysicist and mathematician (d. 1970).
1888: Wellington Koo
, Chinese diplomat (d. 1985). 1891: Richard Norris Williams, tenista estadounidense (f. 1968). 1892 : Ernst Lubitsch
, cineasta estadounidense (f. 1947). 1895 : Muna Lee
, American poet (d. 1965). 1897 : Georges Catroux
, French military man (b. 1969). 1902 : David Aguilar Cornejo
, Peruvian politician (f. 1982). 1903 : Antonio Oliver
, Spanish literary critic (f. 1968). 1905: Barnett Newman, pintor estadounidense (f. 1970).
1905: Gaston Rebry
, Belgian cyclist (f. 1953). 1913: Victor Mature, actor estadounidense (f. 1999). 1914 : Héctor Varela
, Argentine musician (d. 1987). 1915 : Jaime de Nevares
, Argentine bishop (d. 1995).
1915: John Serry Sr.
, accordionist, organist, composer, Italian-American (b. 2003). 1918: John Forsythe, actor estadounidense (f. 2010).
1918: Mary Terán de Weiss
, Argentine tennis player (f. 1984).
1918: Luis Aguilar
, Mexican actor and singer (f. 1997). 1920 : José Luis de Vilallonga
, Spanish aristocrat, writer and actor (d. 2007). 1921 : Jaime Dávalos
, Argentine poet and musician (d. 1981). 1921: Anthony George, actor estadounidense (f. 2005). 1923 : Paddy Chayefsky
, American screenwriter and writer (d. 1981). 1924 : Celio González
, Cuban singer (f. 2004).
1924: Luigi Nono
, Italian composer of contemporary music (d. 1990).
1924: Bianca Maria Piccinino
, Italian journalist and commentator. 1925 : Tofiq Bahramov
, Azerbaijani soccer player and referee (f. 1993). 1926 : Abdus Salam
, Pakistani physicist, Nobel laureate in physics in 1979 (d. 1996).
1926: David Reynoso
, actor and Mexican politician (d. 1994).
1926: Rebeca Anchondo
, Mexican politician (d. 2011).
1926: Roberto Goyeneche
, Argentine tango singer (f. 1994). 1927 : Edward Abbey
, American writer and environmentalist (d. 1989). 1929 : Elio Petri
, director of Italian cine (f. 1982).
1929: Joseph Kruskal
, American mathematician and computer scientist (d. 2010). 1930 : Derek Bailey
, avant-garde British guitarist (d. 2005). 1931 : Leslie Bricusse
, English composer.
1931: Ferenc Mádl , President húngaro entre 2000 y 2005
1931: Manuel "El Loco" Valdés
, Mexican comic actor (f. 2020). 1932 : Mabel Landó
, Argentine actress. 1933 : Sacha Distel
, French guitarist and singer (d. 2004). 1936 : James Jamerson , American bassist for Motown Records
(d. 1983). 1937 : Hassan Habibi
, Iranian politician (d. 2013). 1939 : Luis Gómez Llorente
, Spanish politician and philosopher (d. 2012).
1939: Germaine Greer
, Australian writer. 1940 : Katharine Ross
, American actress and writer. 1942 : Claudine Longet
, French singer.
1942: Arnaldo Tamayo
, Cuban astronaut, politician and military man. 1943 : Hernán Peláez
, Colombian journalist. 1944 : Andrew Loog Oldham
, English music producer.
1944: Erminio Favalli
, Italian futbolist (f. 2008).
1944: Susana Giménez
, Argentine actress and host.
1944: Yoweri Museveni
, Ugandan president. 1945 : Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta
, Malian politician.
1945: Tom Selleck
, American actor. 1946 : Bettye LaVette
, American singer. 1947 : Linda Buck , American scientist, Nobel Prize in Medicine in 2004
. 1948: Marc Singer, actor canadiense.
1948: Cristina Saralegui
, journalist, actress and Cuban television presenter. 1949 : Tommy Ramone , Hungarian-American drummer, of the band Ramones
(d. 2014). 1950 : Jody Scheckter , South African Formula 1 driver
. 1952 : Alejandro Honda
, Mexican painter. 1953 : Hwang Woo-Suk
, South Korean scientist.
1953: Paul Fusco
, American actor, voice actor and puppeteer.
1953: Teresa Teng
, Taiwanese singer (d. 1995). 1954 : Oprah Winfrey
, actress and American television presenter. 1957 : Elia Barceló
, Spanish writer.
1957: Grażyna Miller
, Italian writer and translator. 1960 : Gia Carangi
, American model (b. 1986).
1960: Greg Louganis
, American diver. 1962 : Andrés Fassi
, businessman and leader of Argentine soccer.
1962: Nicholas Turturro
, American actor.
1962: Olga Tokarczuk , a Polish writer, Nobel Prize for Literature in 2018
. 1963 : Bob Holly
, American professional wrestler. 1965 : Beatriz Vignoli
, Argentine writer, poet and translator.
1965: Dominik Hašek
, Czech ice hockey player. 1966 : Romário
, Brazilian soccer player and politician. 1967 : Cyril Suk
, Czech tennis player.
1967: Stacey King
, American basketball player. 1968: Edward Burns, actor estadounidense. 1969 : Régina Louf
, Belgian secretary. 1970 : Heather Graham
, American actress.
1970: Paul Ryan
, American politician.
1973 Pedro Paunero
, biologist, writer and Mexican film critic. 1974 : Mălina Olinescu
, Romanian pop singer (b. 2011). 1975 : Sara Gilbert
, American actress. 1977: Justin Hartley, actor estadounidense. 1979 : April Scott
, American actress and model.
, Spanish soccer player.
1979: Matej Mavrič
, Slovenian footballer. 1980 : Ivan Klasnić
, Croatian football player. 1981 : Álex Ubago
, Spanish singer-songwriter.
1981: Jonny Lang
, American musician.
1981: Darío Lopilato
, actor and Argentine TV host. 1982 : Rubén González
, Spanish soccer player.
1982: Adam Lambert
, American actor and singer.
1982: Leonardo Ponzio
, Argentine footballer.
1982: Kim Dong-jin
, South Korean footballer. 1983 : Nedzad Sinanovic
, Bosnian basketball player. 1984 : Álvaro Cejudo
, Spanish footballer. 1985 : Marc Gasol
, Spanish basketball player.
1985: Athina Roussel
, amazona francesa.
1985: Isabel Lucas
, Australian actress. 1986 : Simon Vukčević
, Montenegrin footballer. 1987 : Javier García
, Argentine soccer player.
1987: José Dariel Abreu
, Cuban baseball player.
1987: Matthew Wilson
, British rally driver. 1988 : Gervasio Núñez
, Argentine soccer player.
1988: Josip Iličić
, Slovenian footballer. 1991 : Christopher Evans
, American basketball player.
1991: Hugh Grosvenor
, British aristocrat.
1991: Sheldon Boat
, trinitense soccer player. 1992 : Artūrs Karašausks
, football player letón. 1996 : Kenan Karajozich
, Bosnian basketball player. Deaths 661 : Ali
, Muhammad's cousin and son-in-law (b. 601). 757: An Lushan, general chino (n. 703). 1119 : Gelasio II
, papa italiano (n. Ha. 1060). 1465 : Louis of Savoy
, French Duke (b.1413). 1676 : Alexios I
, Russian Tsar (b.1629). 1678 : Jerónimo Lobo
, Portuguese missionary (b. 1595). 1696 : Ivan V
, Russian Tsar (b.1666). 1706 : Charles Sackville
, Earl of Dorset, English poet (b. 1638). 1796 : Bernardino da Ucria
, Italian botanist and religious (b. 1739). 1820 : George III
, English King (b.1738). 1829 : Paul François Jean Nicolas Barras
, político francés (n. 1755). 1859 : William H. Prescott
, American historian and Spanish scholar (b. 1796). 1868 : Pascual Pérez Rodríguez
, Spanish writer and photographer (b.1804).
1868: Inoue Genzaburō
, Japanese samurai (b. 1829). 1888 : Edward Lear
, writer and British illustrator (n. 1812). 1892 : Manuel García Barzanallana
, Spanish politician (b. 1817). 1899 : Alfred Sisley
, French-British painter (b. 1839). 1901 : Milan I
, Serbian king (b.1855). 1906 : Christian IX
, Danish nobleman, king since 1863 (b. 1818). 1934 : Fritz Haber , German chemist, Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1918
1934: Silvestre Ochagavía Echaurren
, winemaker (b.1862). 1938 : Armando Palacio Valdés
, Spanish writer (b. 1853). 1941 : Ioannis Metaxas
, Greek general and dictator (b. 1871). 1945 : Gustav Flatow
, German gymnast (b.1875). 1948 : Tomislav II
, Croatian Duke (b.1900). 1951 : Evaristo Valle
, Spanish painter (b. 1873). 1954 : Antonio R. Frausto
, Mexican actor (b. 1897). 1956 : HL Mencken
, American journalist (b.1880). 1962 : Fritz Kreisler
, American violinist of Austrian origin (b. 1875). 1963 : Robert Frost
, American poet (n. 1874). 1964 : Hernán Vera
, Mexican actor (b. 1892). 1964 : Alan Ladd
, American actor (b.1913). 1969 : Allen Dulles , American politician, first civilian director of the CIA
(b. 1893). 1977 : Freddie Prinze
, American comedian and actor (b. 1954). 1980 : Jimmy Durante
, American comedian and actor (b. 1893). 1981 : Cozy Cole
, American jazz drummer (b. 1909). 1983 : Eduardo Westerdahl
, Spanish painter (b.1902). 1989 : Federico Cantú
, Mexican painter (b.1907). 1991 : Yasushi Inoue
, Japanese historian (b.1907). 1992 : Willie Dixon
, American musician of blues (n. 1915). 1993 : Ángel Garma
, Spanish-Argentine psychiatrist (b.1904). 1995 : Luis García Rojas
, Peruvian military man, declared a "national hero" (b. 1963). 1997 : Osvaldo Soriano
, Argentine writer and journalist (b. 1943). 1999 : Lili St. Cyr
, American dancer (b.1918). 2002 : Harold Russell
, actor and American war veteran (d. 1914). 2003 : John Murphy
, American basketball player (b.1924).
2003: Carmelo Torres , Mexican bullfighter ( b.1927
?). 2004 : Janet Frame
, New Zealand writer (b. 1924). 2005 : Karen Lancaume
, French actress. 2005: Ephraim Kishon, satirista israelí (n. 1924). 2006 : Nam June Paik
, video artist of South Korean origin (b.1932). 2007 : José D'Elía
, Uruguayan trade unionist and politician (b.1916).
2007: Robert Meier
, German war veteran (b.1899). 2008 : Margaret Truman
, American writer of crime novel (b. 1924). 2009 : John Martyn
, British musician (b.1948).
2009: Hélio Gracie
, Brazilian capoirista (b.1913). 2010 : Jaime R. Echavarría
, Colombian musician and politician (b.1923). 2011 : Emilio Ogñénovich
, Argentine Archbishop (b.1933).
2011: Milton Babbitt
, American composer (b.1916). 2012 : Carlos Pérez Merinero
, Spanish writer (b.1950).
2012: Oscar Luigi Scalfaro
, Italian ex-president (b.1918).
2012: Camilla Williams
, American soprano (b.1919). 2013 : August Loyal Caesar Angle
, Mexican politician (n. 1922).
2013: Frank Hahn
, British economist (b.1925).
2013: Butch Morris
, American jazz cornetist, conductor and composer; lung cancer (b.1947).
2013: Olga Nani
, Argentine actress (b.1976).
2013: Velian Parushev
, Bulgarian footballer (b. 1968).
2013: Myrtha Raia
, Argentine pianist assassinated for testifying against the civic-military dictatorship (b.1928).
2013: Albert Rougemont
, French footballer (b.1928). 2015 : Amparo Baró
, Spanish film, television and theater actress (b.1937).
2015: Dora Prince
, Argentine actress (b.1930).
2015: Colleen McCullough
, Australian writer (b. 1937).
2015: Rod McKuen
, American poet (b. 1933). 2016 : Jacques Rivette
, cineasta francés (n. 1928). 2017 : Elkin Ramírez , Colombian singer and songwriter, of the Colombian heavy metal band Kraken
2017: Paloma Chamorro
, Spanish journalist (b.1949). 2019 : Fernando Gaitán
, Colombian librettist (b.1960). Celebrations Catholic saints
Saint Valero of Zaragoza
, bishop. Patron of Zaragoza.
Saints Sarbelio and Bebaia
, martyrs (c. 250).
Saints Papías and Mauro
, soldiers and martyrs (cs III).
San Constancio de Perugia
, Obispo (CS 3).
Saints Juventino and Maximino
, martyrs (363).
Saint Valerius of Trier
, bishop (3rd century ex.).
Blessed Manuel Domingo y Sol
, priest. Founder of the Operative Priests.
Dedication to the Jesús del Rescate National Sanctuary (sanctuary in Popoyuapa, Rivas , Nicaragua
, anchorite (c. 378).
, abbot (570).
San Sulpicio Severo
, Obispo (591).
Blessed Villana de Bottis
Blessed Boleslava María Lament
, virgin (1946).
san Asturio Serrano or Serano
, bishop (s. inc.). See also References external links