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Historical Events In April - 29

Thursday, 25 February 2021

1781  On April - 29 french fleet occupies Tobago  

1783  David Cox, English painter (Treatise on landscape painting) on April - 29.  

1784  Premiere of Mozart's Sonata in B flat, K454 (Vienna) on this day in history.  

1793  On April - 29 cornerstone laid for Groningen's new townhall  

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

1808  On this day in history hermann Schulze-Delitzsch, German politician/reformer [or 1883]  

1813  On this day in history rubber is patented  

1813  Christian Danner, composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

1814  On April - 29 uSS Peacock captures HMS Epervier  

1815  Abram Duryee, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1890 on this day in history.  

1818  On this day in history alexander II N Romanov, Tsar of Russia (1855-81)  

1830  Adolph Sutro, SF mayor, built Cliff House, railways, tunnels on this day in history.  

1834  On this day in history charles Darwin's expedition sees top of Andes from Patagonia  

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  On this day in history comet C/1853 G1 (Schweizer) approaches within 0.0839 AUs of Earth  

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

1854  On this day in history henri Poincaré, France, mathematician/astronomer/philosopher  

1855  Anatol K Liadov, Russian composer (Bewitched Lake) [OS] on this day in history.  

1856  On this day in history peace between England & Russia  

1857  US Army, Pacific Div HQ permanently established at Presidio (SF) on April - 29.  

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 April - 29.  

1860  Lorado Taft, US, sculptor (Black Hawk) on April - 29.  

1861  Asteroid 68-Leto & Asteroid 69-Hesperia discovered on April - 29.  

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 April - 29.  

1862  100,000 federal troops prepare to march into Corinth, Miss on this day in history.  

1862  New Orleans fell to Union forces during Civil War on this day in history.  

1862  On this day in history vittorio Mario Vanzo, composer  

1863  On April - 29 the birth of William Randolph Hearst, American publisher  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 29

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1584  Melchior Teschner, composer was born on this day in history.  

1636  On April - 29 birth of esaias Reusner, composer  

1660  Matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer was born on this day in history.  

1665  James Butler, 2nd Duke of Ormonde, Irish statesman and soldier (d. 1745) was born on this day in history.  

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

1686  Peregrine Bertie, 2nd Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, English statesman (d. 1742) was born on this day in history.  

1727  Jean-Georges Noverre, French dancer/choreographer (ballet d'action) was born on April - 29.  

1745  Oliver Ellsworth, 3rd Chief Justice Supreme Court (1796-1800) was born on April - 29.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 29

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0852  On April - 29 amalarius/Fortunatus/Symphosius of Metz/Lyon, bishop, dies at 76  

0926  On this day in history death of burchard II, Duke of Swabia  

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

1499  John IV, Dutch army leader/earl of Egmond, dies on April - 29.  

1535  On this day in history death of john Houghton, English, executed  

1594  On this day in history death of thomas Cooper, English bishop, lexicographer, and writer  

1630  Death of Agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet (b. 1552) on April - 29.  

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

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