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AUGUST 29

Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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1533 Pizarro Orders the Murder of Atahualpa, the Last Incan King Francisco Pizarro Incas, Mayans & Aztecs History Channel
1641 New Amsterdam Colonists Select 12 Men to Represent Them; Establishing New York's First Representative Government New York Colonial New York Elections Historic Firsts New York Historical Society
1965 U.S. Gemini 5 Splashes Down with Astronauts Cooper & Conrad Aboard Space Exploration Charles Conrad Gordon Cooper CNN

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