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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[23] 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.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 29

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1584  On April - 29 birth of melchior Teschner, composer  

1636  Esaias Reusner, composer was born on April - 29.  

1660  On this day in history birth of matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer  

1665  James Butler, 2nd Duke of Ormonde, Irish statesman and soldier (d. 1745) was born on this day in history.  

1667  On April - 29 birth of john Arbuthnot, Scottish writer (Alexander Pope)  

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  Oliver Ellsworth, 3rd Chief Justice Supreme Court (1796-1800) was born on April - 29.  


Famous Deaths In April - 29

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0852  Amalarius/Fortunatus/Symphosius of Metz/Lyon, bishop, dies at 76 on April - 29.  

0926  On April - 29 death of burchard II, Duke of Swabia  

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 April - 29.  

1535  On this day in history death of john Houghton, English, executed  

1594  On April - 29 death of thomas Cooper, English bishop, lexicographer, and writer  

1630  Death of Agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet (b. 1552) on this day in history.  

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

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