Historical Events In April - 29
Friday, 14 May 2021
1926 France & US reach accord on repayment of WW I on April - 29.
1926 On April - 29 carie Meek, (Rep-D-Florida)
1927 Construction of the Spirit of St Louis is completed on this day in history.
1927 Construction of Spirit of St Louis is completed on April - 29.
1927 On this day in history betsy Ancker-Johnson, physicist/auto company exec
1928 Big Jay McNeely, rocker on April - 29.
1928 On April - 29 henrich Federer, Switz, writer (I Switch Off The Light), dies at 61
1929 On this day in history peter Joshua Sculthorpe, composer
1930 On this day in history c Jackson discovers asteroid #1268 Libya
1930 123 runs are scored in 7 major league games on April - 29.
1930 Alf Valentine, cricketer (great West Indian lefty spinner) on April - 29.
1931 On April - 29 cleve Indian Wes Ferrell no-hits St Louis Browns, 9-0
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 this day in history.
1936 Florentinus M Wibaut, Amsterdam social alderman, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1937 The birth of Saddam Hussein, Iraqi leader on April - 29.
1938 G Neujmin discovers asteroid #1484 Postrema on this day in history.
1939 On this day in history whitestone bridge connecting the Bronx & Queens opens
1939 Whitestone Bridge connecting Bronx & Queens opens on April - 29.
1940 1st radio broadcast of "Young Dr Malone" on CBS on April - 29.
1942 Japanese troop march into Lashio, cuts off Burma Road on this day in history.
1943 On April - 29 dietrich Bonhoeffer arrested by nazis
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 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' on April - 29.
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 April - 29.
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 On April - 29 1st food drop by RAF above nazi-occupied Holland (operation Manna)
1946 On April - 29 28 former Japanese leaders indicted in Tokyo as war criminals
1947 Irving Fisher, US economist, dies at 80 on April - 29.