Historical Events In April - 29
Monday, 21 September 2020
1926 France & US reach accord on repayment of WW I on April - 29.
1926 On this day in history carie Meek, (Rep-D-Florida)
1927 On this day in history construction of the Spirit of St Louis is completed
1927 Construction of Spirit of St Louis is completed on this day in history.
1927 On this day in history betsy Ancker-Johnson, physicist/auto company exec
1928 Big Jay McNeely, rocker on this day in history.
1928 On this day in history henrich Federer, Switz, writer (I Switch Off The Light), dies at 61
1929 Peter Joshua Sculthorpe, composer on April - 29.
1930 On this day in history c Jackson discovers asteroid #1268 Libya
1930 On this day in history 123 runs are scored in 7 major league games
1930 Alf Valentine, cricketer (great West Indian lefty spinner) on this day in history.
1931 Cleve Indian Wes Ferrell no-hits St Louis Browns, 9-0 on this day in history.
1934 On April - 29 pitts is last major league city to play a home game on a Sunday
1935 Leroy Carr, rocker, dies= on April - 29.
1936 1st pro baseball game in Japan is played Nagoya defeats Daitokyo, 8-5 on April - 29.
1936 Florentinus M Wibaut, Amsterdam social alderman, dies at 76 on April - 29.
1937 The birth of Saddam Hussein, Iraqi leader on this day in history.
1938 G Neujmin discovers asteroid #1484 Postrema on April - 29.
1939 On this day in history whitestone bridge connecting the Bronx & Queens opens
1939 On April - 29 whitestone Bridge connecting Bronx & Queens opens
1940 1st radio broadcast of "Young Dr Malone" on CBS on April - 29.
1942 On April - 29 japanese troop march into Lashio, cuts off Burma Road
1943 Dietrich Bonhoeffer arrested by nazis on April - 29.
1943 Joseph Achron, Latvian violinist/composer (Golem suite), dies at 56 on April - 29.
1944 On this day in history fast carrier task force (12 carriers) commence 2 day bombing of Truk
1944 On this day in history hMCS ATHABASKAN (RCN), sunk off north coast of Brittany, France in English Channel, 10 miles north of Ile de Vierge - by 1 or 2 torpedoes from German torpedo boat T.24.While covering minelaying operation of Brittany with Canadian destroyer 'Haida'.
1944 On April - 29 surprise attack by Van de Peat on General Landsdrukkerij in the Hague
1945 Canadians start air dropping food supplies to the starving Dutch on this day in history.
1945 The German armed foces in Italy surrender to the allies on April - 29.
1945 On this day in history the German commanding officer in Italy surrenders to General Alexander of the U.S. 5th Army unit.
1945 On April - 29 uS liberates Nazi concentration camp in Dachau, Germany
1945 1st food drop by RAF above nazi-occupied Holland (operation Manna) on this day in history.
1946 On April - 29 28 former Japanese leaders indicted in Tokyo as war criminals
1947 On this day in history irving Fisher, US economist, dies at 80