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Historical Events In April - 29

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

1979  On this day in history julia A Perry, US composer/conductor (Soul Symphony), dies at 55  

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 April - 29.  

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

1985  On April - 29 17th space shuttle mission (51-B)-Challenger 7 launched  

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

1986  On April - 29 seamus McElwaine, Irish IRA-terrorist, killed at 25  

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

1988  Burt Reynolds & Loni Anderson marry on April - 29.  

1988  On this day in history andrew Cruickshank, actor (Body in Library, Murder Most Foul), dies  

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

1991  On April - 29 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  

1991  On this day in history claude Gallimard, French publisher, dies  

1991  On April - 29 bangladesh cyclone in Bangladesh killing 138,866 people  

1992  On April - 29 voting ends on choice of Elvis stamps  

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

1993  On April - 29 cy Howard, director (Lovers & Other Strangers), dies at 77  

1994  On this day in history bill Quinn, US actor (Quinn Brothers, Birds, Lucky Stiff), dies at 81  

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

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

1996  On this day in history david William Eric Davis, broadcaster, dies at 87  

1997  On April - 29 keith Ferguson, blues (Fabulous Thunderbirds), dies of overdose at 50  

2005  On this day in history 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  The Global Night Commute takes place in over 130 cities around the world to promote the visibility of the Invisible Children in Uganda on April - 29.  

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

2012  International Chemical Weapons Convention deadline for chemical weapon stockpiles comes into effect on this day in history.  

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

2017  3 tornadoes hit south east of Dallas, Texas, killing 5 on this day in history.  

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  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 on this day in history.  

2018  On this day in history animated series " The Simpsons " surpasses "Gunsmoke"'s 635-episode count to have highest episode count of any series on TV  

2019  On April - 29 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.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 29

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1584  On this day in history birth of melchior Teschner, composer  

1636  Esaias Reusner, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1665  On this day in history birth of james Butler, 2nd Duke of Ormonde, Irish statesman and soldier (d. 1745)  

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

1686  On April - 29 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)  

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  Death of Burchard II, Duke of Swabia on April - 29.  

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

1499  John IV, Dutch army leader/earl of Egmond, dies on this day in history.  

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

1594  On this day in history death of thomas Cooper, English bishop, lexicographer, and writer  

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

1658  Death of John Cleveland, English poet (b. 1613) on April - 29.  

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