On This Day in History - January 29
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|What Happened On This Day In History - January 29|
1613 January 29
Galileo observes Neptune but fails to recognize what he sees
1788 January 29
1848 January 29
Greenwich Mean Time was adopted by Scotland.
1863 January 29
Battle at Bear River WA US Army vs Indians
1886 January 29
The first successful petrol-driven motorcar, built by Karl Benz, was patented.
1916 January 29
In World War I, Paris was bombed by German zeppelins for the first time.
1924 January 29
Ice cream cone rolling machine patented by Carl Taylor, Cleveland
1966 January 29
Snow storm in north east US kills 165
1996 January 29
French President Jacques Chirac announced the "definitive end" to nuclear testing.