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Historical Events In April - 29

Monday, 28 September 2020

1905  2" rain falls in 10 mins in Taylor, TX on this day in history.  

1905  On this day in history ignacio Cervantes, composer, dies at 57  

1907  The birth of Fred Zinneman, American director on this day in history.  

1907  Fred Zinneman, Austria, director (From Here to Eternity, Julia) on April - 29.  

1908  On this day in history jack [Stewart] Williamson, US, sci-fi author (Cometeers)  

1909  On April - 29 daniel Raphael Mayer, journalist/resistance leader  

1910  On this day in history ex-president Theodore Roosevelt visits Amsterdam  

1910  On April - 29 john Beavan, newspaper editor  

1912  On April - 29 108ø F (42ø C), Tuguegarao, Philippines (Oceania record)  

1912  On April - 29 108°F (42°C), Tuguegarao, Philippines (Oceania record)  

1912  Italo Valenti, Italian sculptor on April - 29.  

1913  Gideon Sundback of Hoboken patents all-purpose zipper on April - 29.  

1913  On April - 29 the modern form of the zip fastener is patented  

1913  On April - 29 swedish engineer Gideon Sundback of Hoboken patents all-purpose zipper  

1913  On this day in history jack Alexander Bently, trombonist  

1914  Ewan Roberts, Edinburgh Scotland, actress (Pvt Benjamin) on April - 29.  

1915  On this day in history donald Mills, singer (Mills Brothers)  

1916  Irish nationalists surrender to British in Dublin on this day in history.  

1916  On April - 29 irish nationalists set post office on fire in Dublin  

1917  Celeste Holm, American actress on this day in history.  

1918  On April - 29 tris Speaker ties career outfield record of 4 unassisted double plays  

1918  On April - 29 mervyn Roye Harvey, cricketer (brother of Neil, Test for Australia)  

1918  Gavrilo Princip, Bosnian murderer of arch duke Ferdinand, dies at 22 on this day in history.  

1919  On this day in history celeste Holm, NYC, actress (Gentleman's Agreement, All About Eve)  

1920  On this day in history edward Blishen, writer teacher/broadcaster  

1921  B Jekhovsky discovers asteroid #953 Painleva on this day in history.  

1921  Cornelis de Jager, Dutch astronomer (Sun) on April - 29.  

1921  On this day in history arthur Mold, Brit cricket bowler (1893, banished for throwing), dies  

1922  1st official Intl Weightlifting Federation Champ (Tallinn, Estonia) on this day in history.  

1922  On this day in history george Allen, football coach (LA Rams, Washington Redskins)  

1923  On April - 29 irvin Kershner, Phila, director (Never Say Never Again)  

1924  Al Balding, Toronto Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (Quebec Open-1952) on April - 29.  

1925  On April - 29 netherlands returns to gold standard  

1925  On this day in history ab Abspoel, Dutch actor/director (Surprise Attack, Elevator)  

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

1660  Matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer was born on this day in history.  

1665  James Butler, 2nd Duke of Ormonde, Irish statesman and soldier (d. 1745) was born on this day in history.  

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 April - 29.  

1727  Jean-Georges Noverre, French dancer/choreographer (ballet d'action) was born on April - 29.  

1745  Oliver Ellsworth, 3rd Chief Justice Supreme Court (1796-1800) was born on April - 29.  

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

1380  Death of Catherine of Siena, Italian saint (b. 1347) on April - 29.  

1499  On April - 29 john IV, Dutch army leader/earl of Egmond, dies  

1535  Death of John Houghton, English, executed on this day in history.  

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

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