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  1. From January 1 to Nov 29, 2014 the CDC confirmed 610 measles cases in the US. This is the highest number of cases since measles was considered eliminated in 2000. The infection rate in 2013 was less than 200.

  2. The Congress created the Electoral Commission on January 29, 1876 to settle the election: five members were from the Democrat majority House, five from the Republican majority Senate, and five members of the Supreme Court.

  3. On January 29, 1934, the Los Angeles Times published a front page article about a geophysical mining engineer's search for a lost civilization of Lizard People and their buried treasure beneath the streets of Los Angeles.

  4. Antarctica does have churches. Currently, only Christian churches exist in Antarctica. The first church wedding in Antarctica happened on January 29, 2007, between a Chilean and Russian.

  5. Two people who didn't know each other filed patents for the first car on the same day, January 29, 1886

  6. The first African American governor, named Pinckney Pinchback, was elected in Louisiana and only served for 15 days, from December 29, 1872, to January 13, 1873.

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100 Coronavirus international confirmed cases as of 29 January evening (UTC). Breakdown by country and date