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