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 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.