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Historical Events In December - 29

Monday, 20 September 2021

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

1864  On December - 29 fire Dept celebrates 1st annual ball  

1866  Joseph Limburg, liberal Second-Member of parliament (1905-19) on this day in history.  

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

1876  On this day in history 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 this day in history willem Sassen, Dutch attorney general on Curacao (Affair-S), dies  

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

1880  On December - 29 jean-Fernand Vaubourgoin, composer  

1885  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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 December - 29.  

1890  The "Battle of Wounded Knee" ends the last major Indian resistance to white settlement in America on December - 29.  

1890  On December - 29 the last ever battle between American natives and US troops takes place  

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

1890  On this day in history big Foot, Sioux indian chief, dies at Wounded Knee  

1891  On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.  

1896  On this day in history 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 December - 29 hermann Heiss, composer  

1898  Jeanne Leleu, composer on December - 29.  

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

1899  English fleet brings German postschip Bundesrath up on December - 29.  

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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 this day in history.  

1586  Francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna/marquis of Aytona was born on this day in history.  

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 December - 29.  

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  Aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer was born on December - 29.  

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  Death of Empress Gemmei of Japan (b. 661) on this day in history.  

1141  On this day in history death of yue Fei, Chinese general, executed  

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

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

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

1619  Antoine Arnauld, French lawyer (Philippica), dies on December - 29.  

1630  On December - 29 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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