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Amazing Facts - 29 September

September 29 2008
11:00

September 29, 1650 in London, opened the world's first dating agency. Did it Brit, a Henry Robinson.

September 29, 1829 is considered the birth of Scotland Yard. British police have undergone a reorganization and was present, the well-known name. This was done by order of then-Interior Minister Robert Peel, whose name was immortalized by the nickname of London Police - "Bobby."

September 29, 1897 was born the famous passionate Argentine dance "Tango." Birthday was selected by the date of its premiere in Buenos Aires performance "Creole Court" - that is where the dance was first shown to the public.

September 29, 1916 on the planet has its first billionaire. He was John D. Rockefeller, founder of Standard Oil. One billion dollars and the current had different prices: if we compare the share of the wealth of the family first billionaires from all the property of the United States, it is now comparable with it will be a sum exceeding $ 300 billion.

September 29, 1986 Soviet astronomer Karachkina discovered two asteroids, which have been given the names "Ranevskaya" and "Bender" - in honor of the actress and literary character, respectively.

September 29, 1988 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to UN peacekeepers.

September 29, 1991 was successfully carried out the first landing of military aircraft of the Su-27K "on the deck of the heavy aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov - our first aircraft carrier. Made it a test pilot TA Apakidze, during the exercise.

Release prepared by Max K * - based on encyclopedias and other public sources.

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