January 29 in History
1819January 29, 1819:
The Port of Singapore is built by Sir Stamford Raffles, an administrator of the British East India Company.
1845January 29, 1845:
The poem, “The Raven” by Edgar Allan Poe is published.
1886January 29, 1886:
Karl Benz, a German mechanical engineer receives a patent for the first internal combustion engine-powered practical automobile.
1924January 29, 1924:
Carl Rutherford Taylor patents the first ice cream cone rolling machine.
1936January 29, 1936:
1958January 29, 1958:
1962January 29, 1962:
American folk music group, Peter, Paul and Mary land their first recording contract with Warner Bros.
1964January 29, 1964:
The film, “Dr Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb” is released.
2002January 29, 2002:
US President George W. Bush refers to North Korea, Iraq and Iran as the “axis of evil” during his State of the Union address for attempting to design chemical or nuclear weapons.
- January 29, 2002:
Singer-songwriter Ashanti releases her debut single, “Foolish”.