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Historical Events In April - 29

Friday, 14 May 2021

1781  French fleet occupies Tobago on April - 29.  

1783  David Cox, English painter (Treatise on landscape painting) on this day in history.  

1784  On April - 29 premiere of Mozart's Sonata in B flat, K454 (Vienna)  

1793  On this day in history cornerstone laid for Groningen's new townhall  

1806  Earnest Freiherr von Feuchtersleben, Austria, physician/philosopher on this day in history.  

1808  Hermann Schulze-Delitzsch, German politician/reformer [or 1883] on this day in history.  

1813  Rubber is patented on April - 29.  

1813  On this day in history christian Danner, composer, dies at 55  

1814  On April - 29 uSS Peacock captures HMS Epervier  

1815  On April - 29 abram Duryee, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1890  

1818  Alexander II N Romanov, Tsar of Russia (1855-81) on this day in history.  

1830  Adolph Sutro, SF mayor, built Cliff House, railways, tunnels on April - 29.  

1834  Charles Darwin's expedition sees top of Andes from Patagonia on this day in history.  

1841  A Bertrand, writer, dies on April - 29.  

1845  Macon B Allen & Robert Morris Jr, 1st blacks to open law practice on this day in history.  

1852  On this day in history first edition of Peter Roget's Thesaurus published  

1852  1st edition of Peter Roget's Thesaurus published on April - 29.  

1853  Comet C/1853 G1 (Schweizer) approaches within 0.0839 AUs of Earth on April - 29.  

1854  On this day in history the birth of Henri Poincare, French mathematician  

1854  Henri Poincaré, France, mathematician/astronomer/philosopher on this day in history.  

1855  On April - 29 anatol K Liadov, Russian composer (Bewitched Lake) [OS]  

1856  On this day in history peace between England & Russia  

1857  US Army, Pacific Div HQ permanently established at Presidio (SF) on this day in history.  

1857  On this day in history uS Army, Pacific Div HQ permanently forms at Presidio (SF)  

1857  Edouard Rod, France/Swiss writer (Mishel' Tes'e) on this day in history.  

1860  On April - 29 lorado Taft, US, sculptor (Black Hawk)  

1861  On April - 29 asteroid 68-Leto & Asteroid 69-Hesperia discovered  

1861  On this day in history maryland's House of Delegates vote against seceding from Union  

1861  R Luther discovers asteroid #68 Leto on April - 29.  

1861  Maryland's House of Delegates votes against seceding from Union on this day in history.  

1862  100,000 federal troops prepare to march into Corinth, Miss on April - 29.  

1862  On April - 29 new Orleans fell to Union forces during Civil War  

1862  Vittorio Mario Vanzo, composer on April - 29.  

1863  The birth of William Randolph Hearst, American publisher on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 29

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1584  On this day in history birth of melchior Teschner, composer  

1636  Esaias Reusner, composer was born on this day in history.  

1660  On this day in history birth of matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer  

1665  James Butler, 2nd Duke of Ormonde, Irish statesman and soldier (d. 1745) was born on April - 29.  

1667  On April - 29 birth of john Arbuthnot, Scottish writer (Alexander Pope)  

1686  On April - 29 birth of peregrine Bertie, 2nd Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, English statesman (d. 1742)  

1727  Jean-Georges Noverre, French dancer/choreographer (ballet d'action) was born on this day in history.  

1745  On April - 29 birth of oliver Ellsworth, 3rd Chief Justice Supreme Court (1796-1800)  

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Famous Deaths In April - 29

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0852  Amalarius/Fortunatus/Symphosius of Metz/Lyon, bishop, dies at 76 on April - 29.  

0926  Death of Burchard II, Duke of Swabia on April - 29.  

1380  On this day in history death of catherine of Siena, Italian saint (b. 1347)  

1499  On this day in history john IV, Dutch army leader/earl of Egmond, dies  

1535  Death of John Houghton, English, executed on this day in history.  

1594  Death of Thomas Cooper, English bishop, lexicographer, and writer on this day in history.  

1630  On this day in history death of agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet (b. 1552)  

1658  On this day in history death of john Cleveland, English poet (b. 1613)  

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