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Historical Events In April - 29

Friday, 03 July 2020

1979  Julia A Perry, US composer/conductor (Soul Symphony), dies at 55 on April - 29.  

1980  Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, British director (Psycho, Birds), dies at 80 on April - 29.  

1981  On April - 29 phillie Steve Carlton strikes out his 3,000th batter  

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

1986  Seamus McElwaine, Irish IRA-terrorist, killed at 25 on April - 29.  

1988  On this day in history "60 Minutes" newscaster Diane Sawyer weds Mike Nichols  

1988  On April - 29 burt Reynolds & Loni Anderson marry  

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

1991  On April - 29 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  On April - 29 claude Gallimard, French publisher, dies  

1991  Bangladesh cyclone in Bangladesh killing 138,866 people on this day in history.  

1992  Voting ends on choice of Elvis stamps on this day in history.  

1992  On April - 29 mae Clarke, actress (Public Enemy, Frankenstein), dies at 84  

1993  Cy Howard, director (Lovers & Other Strangers), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

1994  On April - 29 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 this day in history.  

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 April - 29.  

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

2005  Apple Computer releases Mac OS X 10.4 "Tiger." on April - 29.  

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  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 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 this day in history.  

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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  On this day in history birth of esaias Reusner, composer  

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 this day in history birth of peregrine Bertie, 2nd Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, English statesman (d. 1742)  

1727  On April - 29 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  On this day in history death of burchard II, Duke of Swabia  

1380  Death of Catherine of Siena, Italian saint (b. 1347) on April - 29.  

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  Death of Thomas Cooper, English bishop, lexicographer, and writer on this day in history.  

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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