Tuesday October 29, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

October 29: Day of the Week

October 29, 2024 is the 303rd day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 63 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.

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Here’s the October calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Scorpio is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

October 29 Historical Event(s)

1611
Russian homage to the King of Poland, Sigismund III Vasa.
1787
Mozart’s opera Don Giovanni receives its first performance in Prague.
1921
Second trial of Sacco and Vanzetti in the United States of America.
1921
The Link River Dam, a part of the Klamath Reclamation Project, is completed.
1956
Suez Crisis begins: Israeli forces invade the Sinai Peninsula and push Egyptian forces back toward the Suez Canal.
1956
The Tangier Protocol is signed: The international city Tangier is reintegrated into Morocco.
1991
The American Galileo spacecraft makes its closest approach to 951 Gaspra, becoming the first probe to visit an asteroid.
1998
Space Shuttle Discovery blasts off on STS-95 with 77-year old John Glenn on board, making him the oldest person to go into space.
1998
While en route from Adana to Ankara, a Turkish Airlines flight with a crew of 6 and 33 passengers is hijacked by a Kurdish militant who orders the pilot to fly to Switzerland. The plane instead lands in Ankara after the pilot tricked the hijacker into thinking that he is landing in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia to refuel.
2002
Ho Chi Minh City ITC Inferno, a fire destroys a luxurious department store where 1500 people are shopping. Over 60 people die and over 100 are unaccounted for. It is the deadliest disaster in Vietnam during peacetime.

Who were born on October 29?

1740
James Boswell, Scottish biographer of Samuel Johnson (d. 1795)
1877
Narcisa de Leon, Filipino film mogul (d. 1966)
1880
Abram Ioffe, Soviet physicist (d. 1960)
1917
Eddie Constantine, American actor/singer (d. 1993)
1956
Wilfredo Gómez, Puerto Rican boxer
1958
Blažej Baláž, Slovak painter
1964
Yasmin Le Bon, British model
1981
Reema Sen, Indian actress
1983
Maurice Clarett, American football player
1987
Jessica Dubé, Canadian figure skater

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