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Historical Events In April - 29

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

1863  On April - 29 battle of Chancellordville, VA (Fredericksburg, Wilderness Tavern)  

1863  William Randolph Hearst, publisher (SF Examiner, Seattle P-I) on this day in history.  

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

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 April - 29 john Gelinde van Blom, Fries notary/author, dies at 75  

1872  Eyvind Alnaes, composer on April - 29.  

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

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

1882  On this day in history the "Elektromote"  

1882  Hendrik N Werkman, painter/printer/resistance fighter (Hot printing) on April - 29.  

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  On this day in history 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.  

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

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

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

1894  Commonweal of Christ (Coxey's Army) arrives in Wash, DC 500 strong to protest unemployment; Coxey arrested for trespassing at Capitol on this day in history.  

1895  On this day in history malcolm Sargent, English conductor (Promenade Concerts)  

1896  On April - 29 jacques Leon Wolfe, composer  

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

1899  On April - 29 the birth of 'Duke' Ellington, US bandleader  

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

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  Enrico Mattei, Italian oil magnate on April - 29.  

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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  On this day in history birth of esaias Reusner, composer  

1660  Matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer was born on April - 29.  

1665  On April - 29 birth of james Butler, 2nd Duke of Ormonde, Irish statesman and soldier (d. 1745)  

1667  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of jean-Georges Noverre, French dancer/choreographer (ballet d'action)  

1745  On this day in history 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  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  John IV, Dutch army leader/earl of Egmond, dies on this day in history.  

1535  Death of John Houghton, English, executed on April - 29.  

1594  On April - 29 death of thomas Cooper, English bishop, lexicographer, and writer  

1630  On April - 29 death of agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet (b. 1552)  

1658  On April - 29 death of john Cleveland, English poet (b. 1613)  

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