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Historical Events In April - 29

Friday, 03 July 2020

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

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

1907  On April - 29 the birth of Fred Zinneman, American director  

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

1910  On April - 29 ex-president Theodore Roosevelt visits Amsterdam  

1910  On April - 29 john Beavan, newspaper editor  

1912  108ø F (42ø C), Tuguegarao, Philippines (Oceania record) on this day in history.  

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

1912  Italo Valenti, Italian sculptor on April - 29.  

1913  On April - 29 gideon Sundback of Hoboken patents all-purpose zipper  

1913  On this day in history the modern form of the zip fastener is patented  

1913  On this day in history swedish engineer Gideon Sundback of Hoboken patents all-purpose zipper  

1913  Jack Alexander Bently, trombonist on April - 29.  

1914  Ewan Roberts, Edinburgh Scotland, actress (Pvt Benjamin) on this day in history.  

1915  Donald Mills, singer (Mills Brothers) on April - 29.  

1916  Irish nationalists surrender to British in Dublin on April - 29.  

1916  Irish nationalists set post office on fire in Dublin on this day in history.  

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 this day in history mervyn Roye Harvey, cricketer (brother of Neil, Test for Australia)  

1918  On April - 29 gavrilo Princip, Bosnian murderer of arch duke Ferdinand, dies at 22  

1919  Celeste Holm, NYC, actress (Gentleman's Agreement, All About Eve) on this day in history.  

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

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

1921  On April - 29 cornelis de Jager, Dutch astronomer (Sun)  

1921  On April - 29 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 April - 29 george Allen, football coach (LA Rams, Washington Redskins)  

1923  On this day in history irvin Kershner, Phila, director (Never Say Never Again)  

1924  On April - 29 al Balding, Toronto Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (Quebec Open-1952)  

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

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 April - 29.  

1636  Esaias Reusner, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1686  On April - 29 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 this day in history amalarius/Fortunatus/Symphosius of Metz/Lyon, bishop, dies at 76  

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

1630  Death of Agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet (b. 1552) on this day in history.  

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

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