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Historical Events In December - 29

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

1900  General Viljoen surprise attack British garrison to Helvetia on this day in history.  

1900  On this day in history willie Humphrey, jazz Clarinetist  

1903  French Equatorial Africa separates into Gabon, Chad & Ubangi-Shari on this day in history.  

1903  On this day in history clyde McCoy, jazz trumpeter/bandleader  

1906  On December - 29 montreal Wanderers beat New Glasgow (NS) for Stanley Cup (2nd of 1906)  

1907  James Gardner, designer on this day in history.  

1908  On this day in history patent granted for a 4-wheel automobile brake, Clintonville WI  

1908  Patent granted for a 4-wheel automobile brake, Clintonville, Wisc on December - 29.  

1908  Claire Dodd, AR, actress (Ex-Lady, In the Navy) on December - 29.  

1910  Ronald Coase, British economist, Nobel Prize laureate on December - 29.  

1911  On December - 29 san Francisco Symphony formed  

1911  On December - 29 proclamation restores "Dei Gratia" from Canada's coins  

1912  On December - 29 peggy Glanville-Hicks, Melbourne Australia, composer (Triad)  

1913  On this day in history first movie serial, "Adventures of Kathlyn," premieres in Chicago  

1913  1st movie serial, "Adventures of Kathlyn," premieres in Chicago on this day in history.  

1913  On December - 29 laurence Gower, academic  

1915  Charles L[eonard] Harness, US, sci-fi author (Paradox Men, Wolfhead) on December - 29.  

1915  Charles Beach Hawley, composer, dies at 57 on December - 29.  

1916  Grigori J Rasputin, Russian faith healer/intriguer, murdered at 45 on December - 29.  

1917  Tom Bradley, (Mayor-D-LA) (1973- ) on December - 29.  

1919  On December - 29 pieter Terpstra, Dutch journalist/writer (De dei is forroun/Havank-T)  

1920  On this day in history the netherlands/Venezuela recover diplomatic relations  

1920  On this day in history syd Dernley, hangman  

1921  On December - 29 william Lyon Mackenzie King succeeded Arthur Meighen as Canadian PM  

1921  Dobrica Cosic, writer on this day in history.  

1922  On December - 29 dutch Constitution proclaimed  

1925  On this day in history pete Dye, American golf course architect  

1925  On this day in history fĂ©lix E Vallotton, Swiss painter/writer (Chaste Susanne), dies at 60  

1926  Vatican puts French fascist Charles Maurras' work on the index on this day in history.  

1926  Rainer M Rilke, Austrias songwriter/writer (Wise Queen), dies at 51 on December - 29.  

1927  On December - 29 jim Simpson, Wash DC, sportscaster (Monday Night Baseball)  

1928  Bernard Cribbins, Oldham England, actor (Val Doonican Show) on this day in history.  

1929  Police arrest Sukarno & 100s PNI-leaders on December - 29.  

1930  On December - 29 fred P Newton completes longest swim ever (1826 miles), when he swam in the Mississippi River from Ford Dam, Minn, to New Orleans  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 29

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1563  On December - 29 birth of francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer  

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 this day in history.  

1721  Madame De Pompadour, mistress of French King Louis the 15th was born on December - 29.  

1743  On this day in history birth of alexander van Bylandt, Dutch military officer  

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

1776  Charles Macintosh, Scotland, patented waterproof fabric was born on December - 29.  

Famous Deaths In December - 29

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0721  Death of Empress Gemmei of Japan (b. 661) on December - 29.  

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  On this day in history death of sebastian Castellio, French theologian (b. 1515)  

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

1630  Jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, RC pastor/lyricist, dies at 51 on December - 29.  

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

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