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Historical Events In April - 29

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

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

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

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

1864  On April - 29 charles-Julien Brianchon, math (Brianchon's theorem), dies at 80  

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

1871  John Gelinde van Blom, Fries notary/author, dies at 75 on April - 29.  

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 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  Egon E Kisch, Czech writer/journalist (Rasende Reporter) on April - 29.  

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

1888  Old Kavallison, Congo: Stanley meet Emin Pasha on this day in history.  

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 April - 29.  

1892  Charlie Reilly is baseball's first pinch hitter on April - 29.  

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

1893  On April - 29 elisaveta Bagrjana, [Beltsheva], Bulgaria, poet  

1894  On this day in history 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  Jacques Leon Wolfe, composer on April - 29.  

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

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

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

1901  On this day in history the birth of Emperor Hirohito of Japan  

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

1901  On this day in history george Osborne Sayles, historian  

1902  On this day in history m Wolf discovers asteroid #484 Pittsburghia  

1902  Theodore Chanler, composer 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.  

1903  Limestone slides at Turtle Mountain kills 9 (Frank Alberta) on this day in history.  

1903  Frank Parker, NYC, singer (Arthur Godfrey Show, Masquerade Party) 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.  

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 April - 29 birth of esaias Reusner, composer  

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

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 this day in history 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)  

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

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

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