Historical Events for 29th January 2023

1924 – Ice cream cone rolling machine patented by Carl Taylor, Cleveland
1944 – World War II: The Battle of Cisterna takes place in central Italy
1959 – Walt Disney’s “Sleeping Beauty” released
1971 – Test debut of Dennis Keith Lillee, v England at Adelaide
1991 – Nelson Mandela and Mangosuthu Buthelezi meet after 28 years
2000 – Karl Malone of the Utah Jazz becomes the 3rd player in NBA history to score 30,000 career points; finishes with 35 in a 96-94 loss to Minnesota; behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (38,387) and Wilt Chamberlain (31,419)
2001 – Thousands of student protesters in Indonesia storm parliament and demand that President Abdurrahman Wahid resign due to alleged involvement in corruption scandals
2006 – 22nd Sundance Film Festival: “Quinceanera”, directed by Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland, wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic
2017 – NFL Pro Bowl, Orlando, FL: AFC beats NFC, 20-13; MVPs: Travis Kelce, KC Chiefs, TE; Lorenzo Alexander, Buffalo Bills, LB
2018 – Marvel film “Black Panther” directed by Ryan Coogler and starring Chadwick Boseman premieres in Los Angeles

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