Today in History for 29th September 2022

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Historical Events

1567 - War of Religion breaks out in France - Huguenots try to kidnap King Charles IX

1650 - Henry Robinson opens 1st marriage bureau (England)

1793 - Tennis is 1st mentioned in an English sporting magazine

1962 - "Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Show" debuts on ABC-TV

1978 - "Flying High," debuts on CBS

2018 - Rapper Kanye West announces on Twitter he is changing his name to Ye

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Famous Birthdays

1511 - Michael Servetus, Spanish theologian and physician (Christianism Rostituta), born in Villanueva or Tudela, Spain (d. 1553)

1758 - Horatio Nelson, British admiral and hero of Trafalgar, born in Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk (d. 1805)

1928 - Ankie [Johanna A Hoving-]Peypers, Dutch author and poet

1936 - Silvio Berlusconi, Italian media tycoon and politician, Prime Minister of Italy (1994-5, 2001-6, 2008-11), born in Milan, Italy

1944 - Torben Jensen, Danish actor (Taxa, Hayfever, Watch Me Fly, Guldregn)

1955 - Benoît Ferreux, French actor (Murmur of the Heart), born in Bordeaux, France

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Famous Deaths

1364 - Charles, Duke of Brittany

1900 - Samuel Fenton Cary, American politician and temperance movement leader (Rep-IR-Ohio), dies at 86

1937 - Ray Ewry, American track and field athlete (8 Olympic golds 1900, 04, 08), dies at 63

1980 - Bindo Maserati, Italian auto engineer and businessman (manager Maserati Racing; founder O.S.C.A. Racing), dies at 97

1995 - George Chesterman Phillips, British naval officer, dies at 90

2009 - Sperantza Vrana, Greek actress (b. 1926 or 1932)

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