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Historical Events In April - 29

Thursday, 02 July 2020

1948  On April - 29 bradman scores 107 Aust v Worcs, 152 mins, 15 fours  

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

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  Ernst Heldring, Dutch merchant/ship owner/financier, dies at 82 on April - 29.  

1955  On April - 29 g Gronchi elected president of Italy  

1956  On April - 29 betsy Rawls wins LPGA Peach Blossom Golf Open  

1956  Nemesio Otano y Eugenio, composer, dies at 75 on April - 29.  

1957  On this day in history the birth of Daniel Day Lewis, British actor  

1957  On this day in history the birth of Michelle Pfeiffer, American film actress  

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

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

1957  On this day in history otallo Morales, composer, dies at 82  

1961  ABC's "Wide World of Sports, debuts on this day in history.  

1962  On April - 29 16th Tony Awards: Man For All Seasons & How to Succeed win  

1963  KRE-AM in Berkeley CA changes call letters to KPAT on this day in history.  

1964  On this day in history princess Irene marries Spanish prince Carel Hugo de Bourbon Parma  

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  On April - 29 anthony Mann, US director (El Cid, Last Frontier), dies at 60  

1968  "Hair" opens at Biltmore Theater NYC for 1750 performances on April - 29.  

1969  "Trumpets of the Lord" opens at Brooks Atkinson NYC for 7 perfs on April - 29.  

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 this day in history manfred Gurlitt, composer, dies at 82  

1975  Operation Frequent Wind evacuation from Vietnam begins on this day in history.  

1975  On this day in history uS Forces pull out of Vietnam  

1975  On this day in history charles McMahon Jr, US USMC lance corporal, killed in Vietnam  

1976  Wilhelm Maler, composer, dies at 73 on April - 29.  

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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  On April - 29 birth of esaias Reusner, composer  

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

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  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 April - 29.  

1745  On this day in history 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 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  On this day in history death of catherine of Siena, Italian saint (b. 1347)  

1499  John IV, Dutch army leader/earl of Egmond, dies on April - 29.  

1535  Death of John Houghton, English, executed on this day in history.  

1594  On April - 29 death of thomas Cooper, English bishop, lexicographer, and writer  

1630  On this day in history death of agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet (b. 1552)  

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

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