Historical Events In April - 29
Sunday, 17 January 2021
1979 On April - 29 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 Harold Washington sworn in as Chicago's first black mayor on this day in history.
1985 17th space shuttle mission (51-B)-Challenger 7 launched on April - 29.
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 this day in history.
1988 On April - 29 burt Reynolds & Loni Anderson marry
1988 On April - 29 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 April - 29.
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 April - 29.
1991 On this day in history bangladesh cyclone in Bangladesh killing 138,866 people
1992 On April - 29 voting ends on choice of Elvis stamps
1992 On this day in history mae Clarke, actress (Public Enemy, Frankenstein), dies at 84
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 this day in history 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 On April - 29 david William Eric Davis, broadcaster, dies at 87
1997 On this day in history 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 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 The Global Night Commute takes place in over 130 cities around the world to promote the visibility of the Invisible Children in Uganda on this day in history.
2011 On this day in history an estimated two billion people 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 7 people are killed after a Boeing 747 crashes in Bagram, Afghanistan on this day in history.
2017 On this day in history 3 tornadoes hit south east of Dallas, Texas, killing 5
2018 UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd resigns amid immigration scandal involving the Windrush generation on April - 29.
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 Animated series " The Simpsons " surpasses "Gunsmoke"'s 635-episode count to have highest episode count of any series on TV on this day in history.
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.