Month: October 2019

Historical Events for 29th October 2019

1889 – NY Giants (NL) beat Bkln (AA) in world series 6 games to 3
1889 – Queen Victoria grants Cecil Rhodes rights to Zambezia
1904 – First intercity trucking service (Colorado City and Snyder, Texas)
1939 – Golden Gate International Exposition closes (1st closure)
1956 – Suez Crisis erupts into war as Israel invades the Gaza Strip and the Sinai Peninsula, to be followed by a planned airborne assault by France and Britain
1958 – US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1965 – US performs underground nuclear test at Amchitka Island Aleutians
1970 – WYEA (now WLTZ) TV channel 38 in Columbus, GA (NBC) 1st broadcast
2002 – Ho Chi Minh City ITC Inferno, a fire destroys a luxurious department store with 1,500 people shopping. Over 60 people died and over 100 are missing. It is the deadliest disaster in Vietnam during peacetime.
2004 – In Rome, 25 European heads of state sign a Treaty establishing a…