***
Download the latest Newsletter for FREE**** Check Out the NEW Talks Available

29 October

1390 – France – First trial for witchcraft in Paris. http://skepticism.org/timeline/october-history/9100-jehenne-de-brigue-first-person-tried-secular-court-witchcraft-paris.html

1467 – Belgium – Battle of Brustem (Second Liège War). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Brustem

1591 – Rome – Giovanni Antonio Facchinetti became Pope Innocent IX. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Innocent_IX

1618 – England – Sir Walter Raleigh beheaded for allegedly conspiring against James I. https://www.awesomestories.com/asset/view/THE-DEATH-OF-RALEIGH-Elizabeth-I-The-Golden-Age

1658 – Denmark – Battle of Sound (Dano-Swedish War). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Sound

1665 – Angola – Battle of Mbwila. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Mbwila

1792 – USA – Mount Hood, Oregon, named after Alexander Arthur Hood. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Hood

1863 – USA – Battle of Wauhatchie ended (American Civil War). http://www.civilwar.org/battlefields/chattanooga/chattanooga-history-articles/attacked-at-midnight.html

1865 – UK – John Russell, 1st Earl Russell became Prime Minister (Liberal). https://www.gov.uk/government/history/past-prime-ministers/lord-john-russell-1st-earl-russell

1888 – Constantinople – Convention of Constantinople signed. https://www.jstor.org/stable/2212141?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents


1901 – USA – Jane Toppan arrested. https://youtu.be/byJw03r-PWs WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jane_Toppan


1901 – USA – Leon Czolgosz executed for assassinating President William McKinley. https://youtu.be/VOBzR5huSnM WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leon_Czolgosz

1918 – Germany – Wilhelmshaven Mutiny. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiel_mutiny#The_Wilhelmshaven_mutiny

1921 – USA – Link River Dam completed (Klamath Reclamation Project). http://www.usbr.gov/mp/PA/docs/fact_sheets/Klamath_Project.pdf  http://www.klamathwaterquality.com/project.html


1922 – Italy – March on Rome ended. https://youtu.be/WXKwLhDSmGQ WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/March_on_Rome

1923 – Turkey – Became a republic. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turkey#Republic_of_Turkey


1929 – USA – New York Stock Exchange crashed. https://youtu.be/FXNziew6C9A http://www.history.com/topics/1929-stock-market-crash

1940 – China – CNAC plane crashed near Changyi, 9 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19401029-0

1940 – Germany – RAF bombers attacked Berlin (WWII). http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=55/Bombing-of-Hamburg-Dresden-and-Other-Cities-World-War-II-Database

1940 – Germany – Deutsche Lufthansa plane crashed at Berlin-Tempelhof Airport, 2 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19401029-1

1941 – Lithuania – 10,000+ Jews shot at Kaunas Ghetto (WWII). http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10005174

1943 – USA – USAAF plane crashed at Hoffman-Mackall AAF, NC, 14 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19431029-5

1944 – Germany – RAF bombers attacked Köln (WWII). http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=55/Bombing-of-Hamburg-Dresden-and-Other-Cities-World-War-II-Database

1944 – Netherlands – Breda liberated by 1st Polish Armoured Division (WWII).

1944 – USA – USAAF plane crashed near Grandview Municipal Airport, MO, 3 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19441029-3

1945 – Brazil – Getúlio Vargas resigned, José Linhares became President. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Get%C3%BAlio_Vargas https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jos%C3%A9_Linhares

1945 – USA – USAAF plane crashed near Anchorage-Elmendorf AFB, AK, 5 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19451029-0

1948 – Israel – Safsaf Massacre. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Safsaf_massacre

1948 – Italy – R A Brand & Co Ltd plane crashed off Elba, 4 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19481029-0

1953 – USA – BCPA Flight 304 crashed near Half Moon Bay, California, 19 killed, including William Kapell. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19531029-0 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Kapell

1956 – Egypt – Suez Crisis began (Cold War & Arab-Israeli Conflict). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suez_Crisis

1960 – USA – Arctic Pacific plane crashed at Toledo Express Airport, 22 killed, including members of Cal Poly football team. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19601029-1


1964 – USA – Theft of gems, including Star of India, from American Museum of Natural History, New York. https://youtu.be/mG3QlPyPguk  https://youtu.be/TpH-zx7c2aM http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/how-three-amateur-jewel-thieves-made-new-yorks-most-precious-gems-180949885/?no-ist


1967 – Canada – Montreal World Fair, Expo 67 closed. https://youtu.be/Fzb-o4Q0_KY http://expo67.ncf.ca/

1986 – UK – Last section of M25 opened. http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2011/oct/28/m25-london-orbital-margaret-thatcher-25

1994 – USA – Gunman fired shots at White House. http://www.nytimes.com/1994/10/30/us/gunman-shoots-at-white-house-from-sidewalk.html


1998 – USA – Space Shuttle Discovery launched with John Glenn who became oldest person to go into space. https://youtu.be/R4QItUJzHBk http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/shuttle/shuttlemissions/archives/sts-95.html

1998 – Honduras – Hurricane Mitch made landfall. http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/reports/mitch/mitch.html

1998 – Sweden – Fire at Gothenburg nightclub, 63 killed. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/fire-in-swedish-disco-kills-60-arson-fear-after-60-die-in-disco-fire-1181746.html#

1999 – India – Orissa hit by Odisha cyclone. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1999_Odisha_cyclone

2002 – Vietnam – Fire at Ho Chi Minh City ITC, 60+ killed. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/2374415.stm

2005 – India – Bombs exploded in Delhi, 50+ killed. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/south_asia/4390948.stm

2012 – USA – Hurricane Sandy hit east coast, 148 killed. http://www.livescience.com/24380-hurricane-sandy-status-data.html

2013 – Turkey – Sea tunnel opened linking Europe and Asia. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-24721779

York

1603 – Sir Thomas Hesketh purchased Castle Mills. http://www.british-history.ac.uk/vch/yorks/city-of-york/pp506-510