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Historical Events In April - 29

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

1863  Battle of Chancellordville, VA (Fredericksburg, Wilderness Tavern) on April - 29.  

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

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

1864  Charles-Julien Brianchon, math (Brianchon's theorem), dies at 80 on April - 29.  

1871  On April - 29 louis William Stern, German/US philosopher (Intelligence of Children)  

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

1872  On April - 29 eyvind Alnaes, composer  

1873  Alida J M Tartaud-Klein, actress/stage star (Rotterdam Stage) on April - 29.  

1879  Thomas Beecham, England, composer (found London Philharmonic) on this day in history.  

1882  On April - 29 the "Elektromote"  

1882  Hendrik N Werkman, painter/printer/resistance fighter (Hot printing) on this day in history.  

1885  Egon E Kisch, Czech writer/journalist (Rasende Reporter) on this day in history.  

1886  1st public Dutch electricity opens on this day in history.  

1888  On this day in history 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  On this day in history charlie Reilly is baseball's first pinch hitter  

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 this day in history.  

1896  Jacques Leon Wolfe, composer on April - 29.  

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  Duke Ellington, Wash DC, [Edward Kennedy], bandleader (Take "A" Train) on this day in history.  

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

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

1901  On April - 29 george Osborne Sayles, historian  

1902  On April - 29 m Wolf discovers asteroid #484 Pittsburghia  

1902  On this day in history theodore Chanler, composer  

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  On this day in history limestone slides at Turtle Mountain kills 9 (Frank Alberta)  

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

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.  

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  On this day in history birth of melchior Teschner, composer  

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

1660  On April - 29 birth of matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer  

1665  On April - 29 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  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 this day in history.  

0926  On April - 29 death of burchard II, Duke of Swabia  

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  On April - 29 death of john Houghton, English, executed  

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 April - 29.  

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