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It happened on a… October 29

2019

Rising seas could endanger 150 million people worldwide, three times more than previously thought, according study by Climate Central published in “Nature Communications”

2015

China announces the end of their one-child policy after 35 years.

2004

Arabic news network, Al Jazeera broadcasts an excerpt from a video of Osama bin Laden in which the terrorist leader first admits direct responsibility for the September 11, 2001 attacks.

1973

Robert Bourassa reelected Premier of Quebec, with 102 seats for his Quebec Liberal Party, 6 for the Parti québécois, and 2 Crédit social; no Union nationale members are elected.

1960

Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) won his first professional fight.

1959

“Asterix” is first published in the French magazine “Pilote” by Rene Goscinny, illustrated by Albert Uderzo.

1945

First ballpoint pen goes on sale, manufactured by Biro.

1929

America’s Great Depression began with the crash of the Wall Street stock market.

1863

The International Committee of the Red Cross was founded.

1787

Opera “Don Giovanni”, music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte premieres at the National Theater of Bohemia in Prague.

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