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Historical Events In December - 29

Friday, 14 May 2021

1862  On this day in history battle of Chichasaw Bayou: confederate armies defeat Gen Sherman  

1864  On this day in history fire Dept celebrates 1st annual ball  

1866  On this day in history joseph Limburg, liberal Second-Member of parliament (1905-19)  

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 this day in history.  

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

1871  Ferdinand Marcucci, composer, dies at 71 on December - 29.  

1876  On December - 29 11 passenger cars crash in a ravine near Ashtabula OH  

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

1876  On December - 29 pablo Casals, Vendrell Catalonia Spain, violinist/conductor/composer  

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

1877  Willem Sassen, Dutch attorney general on Curacao (Affair-S), dies on December - 29.  

1879  On this day in history billy Mitchell, aviation hero Gen (WW I)  

1880  Jean-Fernand Vaubourgoin, composer on this day in history.  

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

1887  Kiyoshi Nobutoki, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

1890  Federal troops massacre 200+ captive Sioux at Wounded Knee, SD; Indian "war" in the west on this day in history.  

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

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 December - 29.  

1890  On December - 29 big Foot, Sioux indian chief, dies at Wounded Knee  

1891  On December - 29 edison patents "transmission of signals electrically" (radio)  

1891  Leopold Kronecker, German mathematician, dies at 68 on December - 29.  

1892  Emory Parnell, St Paul MN, actress (Rocket Man, County Fair) on this day in history.  

1894  On December - 29 chris Rossetti, writer, dies at 64  

1895  On December - 29 dr L S Jameson begins failed raid on Johannesburg  

1896  First issue of newspaper Le Soleil is published on this day in history.  

1896  On December - 29 david Alfaro Siqueiros, Mexico, painter/muralist (Lib of Chile)  

1897  Hermann Heiss, composer on this day in history.  

1898  Jeanne Leleu, composer on December - 29.  

1898  On December - 29 georg Goltermann, composer, dies at 74  

1899  On December - 29 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  On this day in history birth of francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer  

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

1678  Gotthard Wagner, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1721  Madame De Pompadour, mistress of French King Louis the 15th was born on this day in history.  

1743  Alexander van Bylandt, Dutch military officer was born on December - 29.  

1767  Aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer was born on this day in history.  

1776  On December - 29 birth of charles Macintosh, Scotland, patented waterproof fabric  

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Famous Deaths In December - 29

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0721  On December - 29 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 this day in history.  

1558  On December - 29 hermann Finck, composer, dies at 31  

1563  Death of Sebastian Castellio, French theologian (b. 1515) on December - 29.  

1619  On December - 29 antoine Arnauld, French lawyer (Philippica), dies  

1630  On this day in history jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, RC pastor/lyricist, dies at 51  

1634  On this day in history death of john Albert Vasa, Polish bishop (b. 1612)  

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