Rav Yitzchak Eizik Chover, author of Responsa Binyan Olam and Si’ach Yitzchak. One of his talmidim, HaRav Yitzchak Kahane, wrote Toldos Yitzchak (1852)
Rav Avraham Abish Kanner, the Tchechover Rebbe of Haifa (1983)
Today in History – 29 Cheshvan
· Birth of Naftali Tzvi Yehuda Berlin, the Netziv of Volozhin, 1817.
· Battlebetween HMAS Sydney and HSK Kormoran off the coast of Australia. Both ships sank, resulting in the loss of 645 Australian and 77 German lives, 1941.