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Following is our collection of super amazing and curious facts and details explaining October 29. This list is intended for research in school, for college students or just to feed your brain with. Possible use cases are in quizzes, differences, homework facts legend, cover facts, and many more. But nevertheless learn why is October 29 so important!

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Top 10 October 29 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. 45 years ago today, on October 29, 1969, at what can justifiably be called “The Birth of the Internet”, a UCLA computer connected for the first time via phone line to a Stanford one, sending the first host-to-host message, logging on with the two letters: "LO" at 2230 PST, before crashing.

  2. George B. McClellan died of a heart attack at the age of fifty-eight in Orange, New Jersey on October 29, 1885.

  3. Nathan Bedford Forrest died in Memphis, Tennessee on October 29, 1877.

  4. On October 29, 1969 at 22:30, the first "internet" connection was made between the university of california and the MIT. They wanted to communicate the word "login" but the system crashed after the letter "O".

  5. October 29 is National Cat Day, first celebrated in 2005 "to help galvanize the public to recognize the number of cats that need to be rescued each year and also to encourage cat lovers to celebrate the cat(s) in their life for the unconditional love and companionship they bestow upon us."

  6. The first ever 'got milk?' commercial was directed by Michael Bay (October 29, 1993)

  7. The first message sent over the Internet, on October 29, 1969, was: "lo". The word was supposed to be 'login' but the system crashed right after they typed in the 'o'.

  8. Saturday October 29 is National Cat Day, It's never to early to start planning.

  9. On 29 October 1969 the first successful message on the ARPANET was sent by UCLA student programmer Charley Kline, at 10:30pm (PST), and arguably starting the Information Age

  10. The most expensive hair cut cost £8,000 ($16,420) and was made by Stuart Phillips at the Stuart Phillips Salon in Covent Garden, London, UK, on 29 October 2007.

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In October 1957, the first artificial Earth satellite was launched by the Soviet Union and travelled at 29,000km/h (18,000 mph), spending three months in orbit.

Today (October 29) is National Cat Day in the US

Robbie Van Zant, lead vocalist of Lynyrd Skynyrd frequently discussed his mortality with his father as a young boy, and how he would never live to see thirty. On October 20, 1977 Robbie was killed, in a plane crash carrying the band between shows. He was 29 years old.

Today 10/29 is the birthday of Internet. "The first successful message on the ARPANET was sent by UCLA student programmer Charley Kline, at 10:30 pm on 29 October 1969, "

On October 29, 1390, the first known trial for witchcraft occurred in Paris -- leading to the death of two women: Sibilla Zanni and Pierina de' Bugatis, both of whom were charged with "consorting with the devil."

In October Gourav Muki became known as the youngest professional soccer player in India scoring a goal with the age of 16. Yesterday it became public that he is actually 29 and faked his age all the time.

On October 29, 1994 civilians Harry Rakosky, Ken Davis, and Robert Hain tackled an active shooter at the White House. Then President Clinton was inside the White House at the time and remained unharmed.

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A man named Sylvester Magee claimed to be the last living former American slave. He said he was born on May 29, 1841, and ran away from a plantation in Mississippi in 1863 to fight for the Union Army. If true, he would have be 130 years old at the time of his death on October 15, 1971.