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On This Day in History - January 29

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What Happened On This Day In History - January 29

1613 January 29

1613-01-29

Galileo observes Neptune but fails to recognize what he sees

1788 January 29

1788-01-29

Australia Day

1848 January 29

1848-01-29

Greenwich Mean Time was adopted by Scotland.

1863 January 29

1863-01-29

Battle at Bear River WA US Army vs Indians

1886 January 29

1886-01-29

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

1916 January 29

1916-01-29

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

1924 January 29

1924-01-29

Ice cream cone rolling machine patented by Carl Taylor, Cleveland

1966 January 29

1966-01-29

Snow storm in north east US kills 165

1996 January 29

1996-01-29

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