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Historical Events In April - 29

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

1948  Bradman scores 107 Aust v Worcs, 152 mins, 15 fours on this day in history.  

1951  On this day in history jules Verstraete, [Julien G de Graef], actor (Boefje), dies at 67  

1953  Joe Adcock is 1st to homer into Polo Grounds' center field bleachers on this day in history.  

1953  On April - 29 moise Kisling, Polish/French painter (La souris boiteuse), dies at 62  

1954  On this day in history ernst Heldring, Dutch merchant/ship owner/financier, dies at 82  

1955  On this day in history g Gronchi elected president of Italy  

1956  Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Peach Blossom Golf Open on April - 29.  

1956  Nemesio Otano y Eugenio, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

1957  On April - 29 the birth of Daniel Day Lewis, British actor  

1957  On April - 29 the birth of Michelle Pfeiffer, American film actress  

1957  The first military nuclear power plant dedicated, Fort Belvoir Va on April - 29.  

1957  1st military nuclear power plant dedicated, Fort Belvoir Va on this day in history.  

1957  Otallo Morales, composer, dies at 82 on April - 29.  

1961  On this day in history aBC's "Wide World of Sports, debuts  

1962  16th Tony Awards: Man For All Seasons & How to Succeed win on this day in history.  

1963  On this day in history kRE-AM in Berkeley CA changes call letters to KPAT  

1964  Princess Irene marries Spanish prince Carel Hugo de Bourbon Parma on April - 29.  

1964  Albert Saverys, Flemish painter, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

1965  Earthquake hits Seattle; 5 die on this day in history.  

1965  Australian govt announces it would send troops to Vietnam on April - 29.  

1966  On this day in history eugene O'Brien, actor (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm), dies at 85  

1967  On April - 29 aretha Franklin releases "Respect"  

1967  Anthony Mann, US director (El Cid, Last Frontier), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1968  On this day in history "Hair" opens at Biltmore Theater NYC for 1750 performances  

1969  "Trumpets of the Lord" opens at Brooks Atkinson NYC for 7 perfs on this day in history.  

1970  50,000 US & South Vietnamese troops invade Cambodia on this day in history.  

1971  On April - 29 bill Graham closes down the Fillmore & Fillmore East  

1971  Boeing receives contract for Mariner 10, Mercury exploration on this day in history.  

1972  On April - 29 ntare V, deposed King of Burundi, killed in an abortive coup  

1973  On April - 29 manfred Gurlitt, composer, dies at 82  

1975  Operation Frequent Wind evacuation from Vietnam begins on April - 29.  

1975  On April - 29 uS Forces pull out of Vietnam  

1975  Charles McMahon Jr, US USMC lance corporal, killed in Vietnam on this day in history.  

1976  On this day in history wilhelm Maler, composer, dies at 73  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 29

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1584  Melchior Teschner, composer was born on this day in history.  

1636  On April - 29 birth of esaias Reusner, composer  

1660  On this day in history birth of matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer  

1665  James Butler, 2nd Duke of Ormonde, Irish statesman and soldier (d. 1745) was born on April - 29.  

1667  John Arbuthnot, Scottish writer (Alexander Pope) was born on this day in history.  

1686  Peregrine Bertie, 2nd Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, English statesman (d. 1742) was born on April - 29.  

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

1745  On April - 29 birth of oliver Ellsworth, 3rd Chief Justice Supreme Court (1796-1800)  

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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  Death of Thomas Cooper, English bishop, lexicographer, and writer on April - 29.  

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

1658  Death of John Cleveland, English poet (b. 1613) on this day in history.  

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