Historical Events for 29th September 2021

1567 – War of Religion breaks out in France – Huguenots try to kidnap King Charles IX
1789 – US War Department establishes a regular army
1941 – Nazi massacre at Babi Yar ravine (near Kiev) Ukraine begins, 33,771 mostly Jews murdered
1946 – Al Couture knockouts Ralph Walton in Lewiston Maine in 10 secs
1970 – “NET Festival” last aired
1976 – Syria drives Palestinian guerrillas out of Lebanon
1990 – “Street Scene” closes at NY State Theater NYC after 6 performances
2009 – An 8.0 magnitude earthquake near the Samoan Islands causes a tsunami
2018 – Rapper Kanye West announces on Twitter he is changing his name to Ye
2018 – NY Yankees Venezuelan 2nd baseman Gleyber Torres smashes a 2-run homer in 8-5 win v Boston at Fenway Park; Yankees MLB record 265th homer of the season; Giancarlo Stanton adds #266 in 7th

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