On This Day in History - January 29

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What Happened On This Day In History - January 29
1613 January 29
 
 
Galileo observes Neptune but fails to recognize what he sees

 
Date : 1613-01-29  
 
 

1788 January 29
 
 
Australia Day

 
Date : 1788-01-29  
 
 

1848 January 29
 
 
Greenwich Mean Time was adopted by Scotland.

 
Date : 1848-01-29  
 
 

1863 January 29
 
 
Battle at Bear River WA US Army vs Indians

 
Date : 1863-01-29  
 
 

1886 January 29
 
 
1st successful gasoline-driven car patented, Karl Benz, Karlsruhe

 
Date : 1886-01-29  
 
 

 
 
The first successful petrol-driven motorcar, built by Karl Benz, was patented.

 
Date : 1886-01-29  
 
 

1916 January 29
 
 
In World War I, Paris was bombed by German zeppelins for the first time.

 
Date : 1916-01-29  
 
 

1924 January 29
 
 
Ice cream cone rolling machine patented by Carl Taylor, Cleveland

 
Date : 1924-01-29  
 
 

1966 January 29
 
 
Snow storm in north east US kills 165

 
Date : 1966-01-29  
 
 

1996 January 29
 
 
French President Jacques Chirac announced the "definitive end" to nuclear testing.

 
Date : 1996-01-29