On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 2017

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


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British Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton finishes a distant 9th in Mexican Grand Prix at Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez; good enough to clinch his 4th F1 World Drivers Championship

Formula 1 Driver Lewis Hamilton
Formula 1 Driver
Lewis Hamilton

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Danish tennis star Caroline Wozniacki beats American Venus Williams 6-4, 6-4 to win the WTA Finals title decider in Kallang, Singapore

Tennis Player Venus Williams
Tennis Player
Venus Williams

Famous Deaths

  • Dennis Banks, American activist (leader of the American Indian Movement), dies at 80
  • Muhal Richard Abrams, American educator and composer, dies at 87