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Historical Events In April - 29

Monday, 19 April 2021

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

1980  On April - 29 alfred Joseph Hitchcock, British director (Psycho, Birds), dies at 80  

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

1983  Harold Washington sworn in as Chicago's first black mayor on April - 29.  

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

1985  On April - 29 tony Tubbs wins the WBA heavyweight boxing championship  

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

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

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

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  On this day in history 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  Claude Gallimard, French publisher, dies on this day in history.  

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

1992  On this day in history 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  On April - 29 in Kitchener Ontario butchers finish making the world's longest sausage, with a length of 28.77 miles.  

1995  Robert Gibb, zoo/theme park creator, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

1996  David William Eric Davis, broadcaster, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

1997  On this day in history keith Ferguson, blues (Fabulous Thunderbirds), dies of overdose at 50  

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

2006  Massive anti-war demonstrations and a mar down Broadway in New York City mark the third year of war in Iraq on April - 29.  

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  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 April - 29.  

2013  7 people are killed after a Boeing 747 crashes in Bagram, Afghanistan on April - 29.  

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

2018  UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd resigns amid immigration scandal involving the Windrush generation on April - 29.  

2018  On this day in history sweden's official Twitter account confirms Swedish meatballs actually originated in Turkey  

2018  On April - 29 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 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  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  Peregrine Bertie, 2nd Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, English statesman (d. 1742) was born on this day in history.  

1727  On this day in history birth of jean-Georges Noverre, French dancer/choreographer (ballet d'action)  

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 this day in history amalarius/Fortunatus/Symphosius of Metz/Lyon, bishop, dies at 76  

0926  Death of Burchard II, Duke of Swabia on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1535  On April - 29 death of john Houghton, English, executed  

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

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