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Historical Events In April - 29

Monday, 20 September 2021

1905  On April - 29 2" rain falls in 10 mins in Taylor, TX  

1905  Ignacio Cervantes, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

1907  The birth of Fred Zinneman, American director on April - 29.  

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  Daniel Raphael Mayer, journalist/resistance leader on this day in history.  

1910  Ex-president Theodore Roosevelt visits Amsterdam on April - 29.  

1910  John Beavan, newspaper editor on April - 29.  

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

1912  On this day in history 108°F (42°C), Tuguegarao, Philippines (Oceania record)  

1912  Italo Valenti, Italian sculptor on this day in history.  

1913  Gideon Sundback of Hoboken patents all-purpose zipper on this day in history.  

1913  The modern form of the zip fastener is patented on this day in history.  

1913  Swedish engineer Gideon Sundback of Hoboken patents all-purpose zipper on this day in history.  

1913  On April - 29 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  On this day in history irish nationalists surrender to British in Dublin  

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

1918  On this day in history gavrilo Princip, Bosnian murderer of arch duke Ferdinand, dies at 22  

1919  Celeste Holm, NYC, actress (Gentleman's Agreement, All About Eve) on April - 29.  

1920  Edward Blishen, writer teacher/broadcaster on this day in history.  

1921  B Jekhovsky discovers asteroid #953 Painleva on April - 29.  

1921  On this day in history cornelis de Jager, Dutch astronomer (Sun)  

1921  Arthur Mold, Brit cricket bowler (1893, banished for throwing), dies on this day in history.  

1922  On April - 29 1st official Intl Weightlifting Federation Champ (Tallinn, Estonia)  

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

1923  Irvin Kershner, Phila, director (Never Say Never Again) on this day in history.  

1924  On this day in history al Balding, Toronto Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (Quebec Open-1952)  

1925  Netherlands returns to gold standard on this day in history.  

1925  On April - 29 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  On this day in history birth of melchior Teschner, composer  

1636  Esaias Reusner, composer was born on April - 29.  

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

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

1667  On April - 29 birth of john Arbuthnot, Scottish writer (Alexander Pope)  

1686  On this day in history birth of peregrine Bertie, 2nd Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, English statesman (d. 1742)  

1727  Jean-Georges Noverre, French dancer/choreographer (ballet d'action) was born on this day in history.  

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  On April - 29 amalarius/Fortunatus/Symphosius of Metz/Lyon, bishop, dies at 76  

0926  On this day in history death of burchard II, Duke of Swabia  

1380  Death of Catherine of Siena, Italian saint (b. 1347) on this day in history.  

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

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

1594  On this day in history death of thomas Cooper, English bishop, lexicographer, and writer  

1630  Death of Agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet (b. 1552) on April - 29.  

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

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