On This Day

Historical Events on January 29 (Part 2)

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Sport awardAustralian Tennis Open

2012 100th Australian Open Men's Tennis: Novak Đoković beats Rafael Nadal 5-7, 6-4, 6-2, 6-7, 7-5; longest Grand Slam singles final in duration in the Open Era, 5 hours 53 minutes

Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion
Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion
Rafael Nadal
  • 2012 59th NHL All-Star Game, Scotiabank Place, Ottawa: Team Chara beats Team Alfredsson, 12-9; Marián Gáborík, NY Rangers, LW
  • 2012 28th Sundance Film Festival: "The House I Live In", directed by Eugene Jarecki, wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2012 American snowboarder Shaun White achieves the first ever SuperPipe perfect score (100) in Winter X Games history

Snowboarder Shaun White
Snowboarder
Shaun White
  • 2014 Archaeologists discover the oldest Roman Temple (6th C BC) at Sant’Omobono
  • 2014 Scientists discover how to convert normal cells into stem cells in mice
  • 2014 Bohuslav Sobotka becomes Prime Minister of the Czech Republic

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2014 Cristiano Ronaldo becomes the 1st non-Spanish player to captain Real Madrid, making his 500th appearance for the club

Football Star Cristiano Ronaldo
Football Star
Cristiano Ronaldo

PlaneFlight MH370 Disappears

2015 Malaysia officially declares the disappearance of missing flight MH370 an accident
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Post-it notes written by well-wishers in Malaysia after Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 went missing
Post-it notes written by well-wishers in Malaysia after Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 went missing
  • 2017 Attack on mosque in Quebec kills 6 and injures 17, shooter is French-Canadian student

Sport awardAustralian Tennis Open

2017 Australian Open Men's Tennis: Roger Federer beats Spaniard Rafael Nadal 6–4, 3–6, 6–1, 3–6, 6–3 to win his record 18th Grand Slam

Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer
Tennis Champion Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion
Rafael Nadal
  • 2017 62nd NHL All Star Games, Staples Centre, Los Angeles, CA: Metropolitan All Stars win four team 3-on-3 tournament; MVP: Wayne Simmonds, Philadelphia Flyers, RW
  • 2017 NFL Pro Bowl, Orlando, FL: AFC beats NFC, 20-13; MVPs: Travis Kelce, KC Chiefs, TE; Lorenzo Alexander, Buffalo Bills, LB
  • 2018 F.B.I deputy director Andrew G. McCabe steps down from office
  • 2018 Cleveland Indians announce they will remove Chief Wahoo logo from uniforms in 2019
  • 2018 David Beckham launches a Major League Soccer team in Miami

Film release premierFilm Premier

2018 Marvel film "Black Panther" directed by Ryan Coogler and starring Chadwick Boseman premieres in Los Angeles

Actor Chadwick Boseman
Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Comic-Book Artist and Marvel Creative Leader Stan Lee
Comic-Book Artist and Marvel Creative Leader
Stan Lee
  • 2018 Toronto police arrest landscaper Bruce McArthur for murder after remains of at least 5 people found in potted plants
  • 2019 Toronto landscaper Bruce McArthur admits in court to the murder of eight gay men
  • 2019 Empire star Jussie Smollett suffers suspected racist and homophobic attack in Chicago
  • 2019 In the aftermath to a wild ending to UFC 229, Khabib Nurmagomedov ($500k & 9 months) and Conor McGregor ($50k & 6 months) are issued fines and suspensions; bans retroactive to October 6, 2018
  • 2019 Iranian city Tehran bans dog walking in public and driving with dogs
  • 2019 Approaching polar vortex prompts state of emergency to be declared in Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Alabama and Mississippi
  • 2019 US Postal Service suspends deliveries to ten states due to severity of the polar vortex
  • 2019 Norwegian government proposes building a floating road tunnel as part of a new roadway between Kristians and Trondheim