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Historical Events In December - 29

Sunday, 03 July 2022

1862  Battle of Chichasaw Bayou: confederate armies defeat Gen Sherman on December - 29.  

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

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

1867  On this day in history 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  11 passenger cars crash in a ravine near Ashtabula OH on this day in history.  

1876  11 passenger cars crash in a ravine near Ashtabula Ohio, 92 die on December - 29.  

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  On December - 29 willem Sassen, Dutch attorney general on Curacao (Affair-S), dies  

1879  Billy Mitchell, aviation hero Gen (WW I) on this day in history.  

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

1885  Gottlieb Daimler patents 1st bike (Germany) on this day in history.  

1887  Kiyoshi Nobutoki, composer on December - 29.  

1888  On this day in history 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  On December - 29 the last ever battle between American natives and US troops takes place  

1890  On this day in history uS 7th Cavalry massacre 200+ captive Sioux at Wounded Knee, SD  

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

1891  Edison patents "transmission of signals electrically" (radio) on this day in history.  

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

1892  On this day in history emory Parnell, St Paul MN, actress (Rocket Man, County Fair)  

1894  Chris Rossetti, writer, dies at 64 on December - 29.  

1895  Dr L S Jameson begins failed raid on Johannesburg on this day in history.  

1896  First issue of newspaper Le Soleil is published on December - 29.  

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

1897  Hermann Heiss, composer on December - 29.  

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  On this day in history birth of francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer  

1586  On this day in history birth of francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna/marquis of Aytona  

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

1709  On this day in history birth of elisabeth Petrovna, tsarina of Russia/daughter of Peter the Great  

1721  On this day in history 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  Aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1558  On this day in history hermann Finck, composer, dies at 31  

1563  Death of Sebastian Castellio, French theologian (b. 1515) on this day in history.  

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

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

1634  Death of John Albert Vasa, Polish bishop (b. 1612) on December - 29.  

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