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Historical Events In April - 29

Thursday, 22 April 2021

1863  Battle of Chancellordville, VA (Fredericksburg, Wilderness Tavern) on this day in history.  

1863  On April - 29 william Randolph Hearst, publisher (SF Examiner, Seattle P-I)  

1864  On this day in history -30] Skirmish at Jenkins' Ferry, Arkansas  

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

1871  On this day in history louis William Stern, German/US philosopher (Intelligence of Children)  

1871  On this day in history john Gelinde van Blom, Fries notary/author, dies at 75  

1872  On this day in history eyvind Alnaes, composer  

1873  Alida J M Tartaud-Klein, actress/stage star (Rotterdam Stage) on this day in history.  

1879  On April - 29 thomas Beecham, England, composer (found London Philharmonic)  

1882  On April - 29 the "Elektromote"  

1882  On this day in history 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  On April - 29 old Kavallison, Congo: Stanley meet Emin Pasha  

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  Charlie Reilly is baseball's first pinch hitter on this day in history.  

1892  Charlie Reilly is baseball's 1st pinch hitter on this day in history.  

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  Malcolm Sargent, English conductor (Promenade Concerts) on April - 29.  

1896  Jacques Leon Wolfe, composer on this day in history.  

1898  U.S. warships engage Spanish gunboats and shore batteries at Cienfuegos, Cuba on April - 29.  

1899  The birth of 'Duke' Ellington, US bandleader on April - 29.  

1899  On April - 29 duke Ellington, Wash DC, [Edward Kennedy], bandleader (Take "A" Train)  

1901  The birth of Emperor Hirohito of Japan on this day in history.  

1901  On April - 29 27th Kentucky Derby: Jimmy Winkfield on His Eminence wins in 2:07.75  

1901  George Osborne Sayles, historian on this day in history.  

1902  M Wolf discovers asteroid #484 Pittsburghia on this day in history.  

1902  Theodore Chanler, composer on this day in history.  

1903  On April - 29 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.  

1903  Limestone slides at Turtle Mountain kills 9 (Frank Alberta) on April - 29.  

1903  On this day in history frank Parker, NYC, singer (Arthur Godfrey Show, Masquerade Party)  

1903  On this day in history 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.  

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 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  On this day in history birth of james Butler, 2nd Duke of Ormonde, Irish statesman and soldier (d. 1745)  

1667  John Arbuthnot, Scottish writer (Alexander Pope) was born on this day in history.  

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

1727  On April - 29 birth of jean-Georges Noverre, French dancer/choreographer (ballet d'action)  

1745  Oliver Ellsworth, 3rd Chief Justice Supreme Court (1796-1800) was born on this day in history.  

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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  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 April - 29.  

1630  Death of Agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet (b. 1552) on this day in history.  

1658  Death of John Cleveland, English poet (b. 1613) on this day in history.  

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