On This Day: September 29th
This is 272nd day of the year and 93 days remain in the year.
King Richard II became the first English monarch to abdicate his throne.
French chemist Louis Pasteur died.
John Paul I died one month after becoming pope.
Seven people died after taking Extra-Strength Tylenol capsules laced with cyanide. This led to the use of safety seals on most consumer products.
September 29 BirthdaysLech Walesa1943—, Polish labor leader.
Bryant GumbelTV newscaster
Horatio Nelson Nelsonadmiral
Miguel de Cervantesnovelist, dramatist, and poet
Stanley Kramerfilm director
Jerry Lee Lewisrock musician