Historical Events for 29th October 2018

1665 – Battle of Mbwila [Ambuila],: Portuguese forces defeat forces of the Kingdom of Kongo and decapitate King Antonio I of Kongo / Nvita a Nkanga
1727 – Severe earthquake in New England
1881 – Judge (U.S. magazine) first published.
1939 – Golden Gate International Exposition closes (1st closure)
1949 – White Sox trade Joe Tipton to A’s for Nellie Fox
1975 – ‘Yorkshire Ripper’ Peter Sutcliffe kills first victim, Wilma McCann
1989 – NYC MTA opens 63rd street extension to subway
1993 – Dow Jones index reaches record 3687.86
1995 – “Fool Moon” opens at Ambassador Theater NYC
2008 – “Quantum of Solace” 22nd James Bond film starring Daniel Craig and Olga Kurylenko, premieres in London

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