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Historical Events In April - 29

Friday, 04 December 2020

1863  On this day in history battle of Chancellordville, VA (Fredericksburg, Wilderness Tavern)  

1863  William Randolph Hearst, publisher (SF Examiner, Seattle P-I) on April - 29.  

1864  On April - 29 -30] Skirmish at Jenkins' Ferry, Arkansas  

1864  Charles-Julien Brianchon, math (Brianchon's theorem), dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1871  Louis William Stern, German/US philosopher (Intelligence of Children) on this day in history.  

1871  John Gelinde van Blom, Fries notary/author, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

1872  On April - 29 eyvind Alnaes, composer  

1873  On this day in history alida J M Tartaud-Klein, actress/stage star (Rotterdam Stage)  

1879  On this day in history thomas Beecham, England, composer (found London Philharmonic)  

1882  The "Elektromote" on April - 29.  

1882  On April - 29 hendrik N Werkman, painter/printer/resistance fighter (Hot printing)  

1885  On this day in history egon E Kisch, Czech writer/journalist (Rasende Reporter)  

1886  On April - 29 1st public Dutch electricity opens  

1888  Old Kavallison, Congo: Stanley meet Emin Pasha on April - 29.  

1891  In Vancouver BC the Canadian Pacific Ltd. steamship Empress of India arrives in Vancouver from Yokohama to open regular service to the Far East; breaks record Pacific crossing by two days on this day in history.  

1892  On this day in history charlie Reilly is baseball's first pinch hitter  

1892  On April - 29 charlie Reilly is baseball's 1st pinch hitter  

1893  Elisaveta Bagrjana, [Beltsheva], Bulgaria, poet on this day in history.  

1894  On April - 29 commonweal of Christ (Coxey's Army) arrives in Wash, DC 500 strong to protest unemployment; Coxey arrested for trespassing at Capitol  

1895  On April - 29 malcolm Sargent, English conductor (Promenade Concerts)  

1896  On April - 29 jacques Leon Wolfe, composer  

1898  U.S. warships engage Spanish gunboats and shore batteries at Cienfuegos, Cuba on this day in history.  

1899  On this day in history the birth of 'Duke' Ellington, US bandleader  

1899  On this day in history duke Ellington, Wash DC, [Edward Kennedy], bandleader (Take "A" Train)  

1901  The birth of Emperor Hirohito of Japan on April - 29.  

1901  On this day in history 27th Kentucky Derby: Jimmy Winkfield on His Eminence wins in 2:07.75  

1901  George Osborne Sayles, historian on April - 29.  

1902  M Wolf discovers asteroid #484 Pittsburghia on April - 29.  

1902  Theodore Chanler, composer on April - 29.  

1903  Frank Alberta at 4 10 am, a huge 74 million tonne slab of limestone slides off the east slope of Turtle Mountain and sweeps 1.6 km through the Crowsnest Pass valley and the coal mining village of Frank, burying the mine entrance and killing at least 70 people in 100 seconds; only 23 survive, and 17 trapped miners dig themselves to safety 13 hours later. The slab is 400 metres high, 1200 metres wide and 150 metres thick on April - 29.  

1903  On April - 29 limestone slides at Turtle Mountain kills 9 (Frank Alberta)  

1903  Frank Parker, NYC, singer (Arthur Godfrey Show, Masquerade Party) on April - 29.  

1903  Frank Alberta at 4:10 am, a huge 74 million tonne slab of limestone slides off the east slope of Turtle Mountain and sweeps 1.6 km through the Crowsnest Pass valley and the coal mining village of Frank, burying the mine entrance and killing at least 70 people in 100 seconds; only 23 survive, and 17 trapped miners dig themselves to safety 13 hours later. The slab is 400 metres high, 1200 metres wide and 150 metres thick on this day in history.  

1904  On April - 29 enrico Mattei, Italian oil magnate  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 29

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1584  Melchior Teschner, composer was born on April - 29.  

1636  Esaias Reusner, composer was born on April - 29.  

1660  On April - 29 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 this day in history 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  On April - 29 birth of jean-Georges Noverre, French dancer/choreographer (ballet d'action)  

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

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

1380  Death of Catherine of Siena, Italian saint (b. 1347) on this day in history.  

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

1535  On April - 29 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  Death of John Cleveland, English poet (b. 1613) on April - 29.  

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