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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 29, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Sunday, Oct. 29, 2006.
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Today is Saturday, Oct. 29, the 302nd day of 2005 with 63 to follow.
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Today is Friday, Oct. 29, the 303rd day of 2004 with 63 to follow.
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Today is Wednesday, Oct. 29, the 302nd day of 2003 with 63 to follow.
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Today is Tuesday, Oct. 29, the 302nd day of 2002 with 63 to follow.
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The second potential terror attack warning in less than a month was issued to a jittery nation by the Justice Department on this date in 2001, Nothing specific, said Attorney General John Ashcroft, but the intelligence leading up to the warning was consid
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The weekly UPI Blast from the Past package for Oct. 28-Nov. 3.
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A Blast from the Past

The FBI discovered, on this date In 2001, that several of the hijackers in the Sept. 11 attacks had taken flying lessons in Florida. A manhunt was beginning, meanwhile, to track down any potential terrorists in this country.
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The weekly Blast from the Past package for Sept. 9-15.
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Today is Monday, Oct. 29, the 302nd day of 2001 with 63 to follow.
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Leon Frank Czolgosz (Polish pronunciation: ) (May 1873 – October 29, 1901; also used his mother's maiden name "Nieman" and variations thereof) was the assassin of U.S. President William McKinley. In the last few years of his life, he claimed to have been heavily influenced by anarchists such as Emma Goldman and Alexander Berkman.

One of seven children of Polish immigrants, Czolgosz was born in Alpena, Michigan in 1873 to Victoria and Romeo Czolgosz. He was baptized in St. Albertus Catholic Church. His family moved to Detroit when he was five years old, and at the age of sixteen he was sent to work in a glass factory in Natrona, Pennsylvania for two years before moving back home..

According to a source, Czolgosz's ancestors were immigrants from what is now Belarus. It is very likely that Czolgosz's ancestors were both Belarussian and Polish, as the area of and between these now independent nations has historically been controlled by Russia, with borders changing at the whims of Russian rulers. Furthermore, the Russian government often relocated large groups of people to organize them by what it considered to be the people's ethnicities. His father emigrated to the US in the 1860s from Astravets near Hrodna. At immigration he stated his ethnicity as Hungarian and changed his surname from Zholhus (Жолгусь, Żołguś) to Czolgosz.

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