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29th January in History

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 1856 – Britain’s highest military decoration, the Victoria Cross, was founded by Queen Victoria.
 1886 – The first successful petrol-driven motorcar, built by Karl Benz, was patented.
 1916 – In World War I, Paris was bombed by German zeppelins for the first time.
1949 – “The Newport News” was commissioned as the first air-conditioned naval ship in Virginia.

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