Momentous events in history: 29 may 2017

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Telegraph

Today is the international day of UN peacekeepers.

Holidays:

International day of UN peacekeepers.

Story:

1900 the Registered trademark “Escalator”, later gave its name to all automatic ladders.

1953 for the First time conquered mount Everest – the highest peak on Earth.

1985 Tragedy in Brussels at the stadium “Ezel” – 39 people died.

Born on this day:

1880 Oswald Spengler, German historian, philosopher, idealist.

1909 Ioannina German Soviet actress.

1917 John F. Kennedy 35th U.S. President (1961-1963), an American politician.

1953 Alexander Abdulov Soviet and Russian theater and film actor, film Director, people’s artist of Russia.

Died:

1829 Humphry Davy English chemist and physicist who discovered the “laughing” effect of nitrous oxide.

1942 John Barrymore American actor of theater and cinema.

1979 Mary Pickford, American silent film star .

1982 Romy Schneider Austrian actress, star of Austrian, German and French cinema.

Birthday:

Alexander, George, Ephraim, Modest, Muse, Nicholas, Peter.

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