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Historical Events In April - 29

Monday, 21 September 2020

1979  Julia A Perry, US composer/conductor (Soul Symphony), dies at 55 on this day in history.  

1980  Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, British director (Psycho, Birds), dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1981  Phillie Steve Carlton strikes out his 3,000th batter on this day in history.  

1983  On April - 29 harold Washington sworn in as Chicago's first black mayor  

1985  17th space shuttle mission (51-B)-Challenger 7 launched on this day in history.  

1985  On this day in history tony Tubbs wins the WBA heavyweight boxing championship  

1986  Seamus McElwaine, Irish IRA-terrorist, killed at 25 on this day in history.  

1988  "60 Minutes" newscaster Diane Sawyer weds Mike Nichols on April - 29.  

1988  On this day in history burt Reynolds & Loni Anderson marry  

1988  Andrew Cruickshank, actor (Body in Library, Murder Most Foul), dies on this day in history.  

1991  On this day in history denison Mines to close uranium plant in Elliot Lake, putting 1000 out of work yup I owned the stock not a plan  

1991  Environment Minister Jean Charest announces $100 million program to clean up toxic sites and contaminated waste dumps in the Arctic, most are from the US and Canadian military on this day in history.  

1991  Claude Gallimard, French publisher, dies on April - 29.  

1991  Bangladesh cyclone in Bangladesh killing 138,866 people on April - 29.  

1992  Voting ends on choice of Elvis stamps on April - 29.  

1992  Mae Clarke, actress (Public Enemy, Frankenstein), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

1993  On this day in history cy Howard, director (Lovers & Other Strangers), dies at 77  

1994  Bill Quinn, US actor (Quinn Brothers, Birds, Lucky Stiff), dies at 81 on April - 29.  

1995  On April - 29 in Kitchener Ontario butchers finish making the world's longest sausage, with a length of 28.77 miles.  

1995  On April - 29 robert Gibb, zoo/theme park creator, dies at 57  

1996  David William Eric Davis, broadcaster, dies at 87 on April - 29.  

1997  Keith Ferguson, blues (Fabulous Thunderbirds), dies of overdose at 50 on this day in history.  

2005  On April - 29 apple Computer releases Mac OS X 10.4 "Tiger."  

2006  On this day in history massive anti-war demonstrations and a mar down Broadway in New York City mark the third year of war in Iraq.  

2006  On this day in history the Global Night Commute takes place in over 130 cities around the world to promote the visibility of the Invisible Children in Uganda.  

2011  On April - 29 an estimated two billion people[23] watch the wedding of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine Middleton at Westminster Abbey in London.  

2012  On April - 29 international Chemical Weapons Convention deadline for chemical weapon stockpiles comes into effect  

2013  On this day in history 7 people are killed after a Boeing 747 crashes in Bagram, Afghanistan  

2017  On April - 29 3 tornadoes hit south east of Dallas, Texas, killing 5  

2018  On this day in history uK Home Secretary Amber Rudd resigns amid immigration scandal involving the Windrush generation  

2018  Sweden's official Twitter account confirms Swedish meatballs actually originated in Turkey on this day in history.  

2018  On this day in history spanish tennis great Rafael Nadal equals his Open-era record for most wins at the same event (11 Monte Carlo) with his 11th Barcelona ATP title  

2018  Animated series " The Simpsons " surpasses "Gunsmoke"'s 635-episode count to have highest episode count of any series on TV on April - 29.  

2019  Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the elusive leader of the Islamic State terrorist organization, appears in undated footage released by the group, his first appearance on video since 2014. In the video, he references the 2019 Sri Lanka Easter bombings, indicating it was filmed very recently 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  Esaias Reusner, composer was born on April - 29.  

1660  Matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer was born on April - 29.  

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

1667  On this day in history birth of john Arbuthnot, Scottish writer (Alexander Pope)  

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 this day in history death of burchard II, Duke of Swabia  

1380  Death of Catherine of Siena, Italian saint (b. 1347) on this day in history.  

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

1630  Death of Agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet (b. 1552) on April - 29.  

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

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