Historical Events In April - 29
Sunday, 16 May 2021
1905 2" rain falls in 10 mins in Taylor, TX on April - 29.
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 On this day in history fred Zinneman, Austria, director (From Here to Eternity, Julia)
1908 On April - 29 jack [Stewart] Williamson, US, sci-fi author (Cometeers)
1909 On April - 29 daniel Raphael Mayer, journalist/resistance leader
1910 On April - 29 ex-president Theodore Roosevelt visits Amsterdam
1910 John Beavan, newspaper editor on this day in history.
1912 108ø F (42ø C), Tuguegarao, Philippines (Oceania record) on this day in history.
1912 On April - 29 108°F (42°C), Tuguegarao, Philippines (Oceania record)
1912 Italo Valenti, Italian sculptor on April - 29.
1913 On April - 29 gideon Sundback of Hoboken patents all-purpose zipper
1913 The modern form of the zip fastener is patented on this day in history.
1913 On this day in history swedish engineer Gideon Sundback of Hoboken patents all-purpose zipper
1913 Jack Alexander Bently, trombonist on this day in history.
1914 Ewan Roberts, Edinburgh Scotland, actress (Pvt Benjamin) on this day in history.
1915 On April - 29 donald Mills, singer (Mills Brothers)
1916 Irish nationalists surrender to British in Dublin on this day in history.
1916 On this day in history irish nationalists set post office on fire in Dublin
1917 Celeste Holm, American actress on April - 29.
1918 Tris Speaker ties career outfield record of 4 unassisted double plays on this day in history.
1918 Mervyn Roye Harvey, cricketer (brother of Neil, Test for Australia) on this day in history.
1918 On this day in history gavrilo Princip, Bosnian murderer of arch duke Ferdinand, dies at 22
1919 On this day in history celeste Holm, NYC, actress (Gentleman's Agreement, All About Eve)
1920 On April - 29 edward Blishen, writer teacher/broadcaster
1921 B Jekhovsky discovers asteroid #953 Painleva on this day in history.
1921 On April - 29 cornelis de Jager, Dutch astronomer (Sun)
1921 Arthur Mold, Brit cricket bowler (1893, banished for throwing), dies on April - 29.
1922 1st official Intl Weightlifting Federation Champ (Tallinn, Estonia) on this day in history.
1922 On April - 29 george Allen, football coach (LA Rams, Washington Redskins)
1923 Irvin Kershner, Phila, director (Never Say Never Again) on this day in history.
1924 Al Balding, Toronto Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (Quebec Open-1952) on April - 29.
1925 On this day in history netherlands returns to gold standard
1925 On April - 29 ab Abspoel, Dutch actor/director (Surprise Attack, Elevator)