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Historical Events In December - 29

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

1862  Battle of Chichasaw Bayou: confederate armies defeat Gen Sherman on this day in history.  

1864  Fire Dept celebrates 1st annual ball on this day in history.  

1866  Joseph Limburg, liberal Second-Member of parliament (1905-19) on December - 29.  

1867  On December - 29 first telegraph ticker used by a brokerage house, Groesbeck and Co, New York  

1867  1st telegraph ticker used by a brokerage house, Groesbeck & Co, NY on December - 29.  

1869  On December - 29 bill Howell, cricketer (Australian bowler at turn of century)  

1871  Ferdinand Marcucci, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

1876  On this day in history 11 passenger cars crash in a ravine near Ashtabula OH  

1876  On this day in history 11 passenger cars crash in a ravine near Ashtabula Ohio, 92 die  

1876  Pablo Casals, Vendrell Catalonia Spain, violinist/conductor/composer on this day in history.  

1877  Grand Trunk Railroad workers strike to support fired members of Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers; strike broken by use of militia and unorganized workers on December - 29.  

1877  On this day in history willem Sassen, Dutch attorney general on Curacao (Affair-S), dies  

1879  Billy Mitchell, aviation hero Gen (WW I) on December - 29.  

1880  Jean-Fernand Vaubourgoin, composer on December - 29.  

1885  On December - 29 gottlieb Daimler patents 1st bike (Germany)  

1887  Kiyoshi Nobutoki, composer on December - 29.  

1888  On December - 29 joseph Beran, Czech archbishop of Prague/cardinal  

1890  300 Sioux Indians are killed by US troops at Wounded Knee, South Dakota on December - 29.  

1890  Federal troops massacre 200+ captive Sioux at Wounded Knee, SD; Indian "war" in the west on December - 29.  

1890  On this day in history the "Battle of Wounded Knee" ends the last major Indian resistance to white settlement in America  

1890  The last ever battle between American natives and US troops takes place on December - 29.  

1890  US 7th Cavalry massacre 200+ captive Sioux at Wounded Knee, SD on this day in history.  

1890  Big Foot, Sioux indian chief, dies at Wounded Knee on this day in history.  

1891  On this day in history edison patents "transmission of signals electrically" (radio)  

1891  Leopold Kronecker, German mathematician, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1892  Emory Parnell, St Paul MN, actress (Rocket Man, County Fair) on December - 29.  

1894  Chris Rossetti, writer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1895  Dr L S Jameson begins failed raid on Johannesburg on December - 29.  

1896  On December - 29 first issue of newspaper Le Soleil is published.  

1896  On this day in history david Alfaro Siqueiros, Mexico, painter/muralist (Lib of Chile)  

1897  On this day in history hermann Heiss, composer  

1898  On December - 29 jeanne Leleu, composer  

1898  Georg Goltermann, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1899  On this day in history english fleet brings German postschip Bundesrath up  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 29

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1563  Francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer was born on December - 29.  

1586  Francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna/marquis of Aytona was born on December - 29.  

1678  On this day in history birth of gotthard Wagner, composer  

1709  Elisabeth Petrovna, tsarina of Russia/daughter of Peter the Great was born on this day in history.  

1721  On December - 29 birth of madame De Pompadour, mistress of French King Louis the 15th  

1743  Alexander van Bylandt, Dutch military officer was born on this day in history.  

1767  On this day in history birth of aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer  

1776  Charles Macintosh, Scotland, patented waterproof fabric was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 29

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0721  On this day in history death of empress Gemmei of Japan (b. 661)  

1141  Death of Yue Fei, Chinese general, executed on December - 29.  

1170  Death of Thomas Beckett, archbishop, assassinated by 4 knights of King Henry II on December - 29.  

1558  Hermann Finck, composer, dies at 31 on December - 29.  

1563  On December - 29 death of sebastian Castellio, French theologian (b. 1515)  

1619  Antoine Arnauld, French lawyer (Philippica), dies on this day in history.  

1630  Jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, RC pastor/lyricist, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

1634  On December - 29 death of john Albert Vasa, Polish bishop (b. 1612)  

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