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Historical Events In December - 29

Monday, 19 April 2021

1900  On December - 29 general Viljoen surprise attack British garrison to Helvetia  

1900  On this day in history willie Humphrey, jazz Clarinetist  

1903  On December - 29 french Equatorial Africa separates into Gabon, Chad & Ubangi-Shari  

1903  On December - 29 clyde McCoy, jazz trumpeter/bandleader  

1906  On this day in history montreal Wanderers beat New Glasgow (NS) for Stanley Cup (2nd of 1906)  

1907  On this day in history james Gardner, designer  

1908  On December - 29 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 this day in history.  

1911  San Francisco Symphony formed on December - 29.  

1911  On this day in history proclamation restores "Dei Gratia" from Canada's coins  

1912  On this day in history peggy Glanville-Hicks, Melbourne Australia, composer (Triad)  

1913  On December - 29 first movie serial, "Adventures of Kathlyn," premieres in Chicago  

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

1913  On December - 29 laurence Gower, academic  

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

1915  On December - 29 charles Beach Hawley, composer, dies at 57  

1916  On this day in history grigori J Rasputin, Russian faith healer/intriguer, murdered at 45  

1917  On this day in history tom Bradley, (Mayor-D-LA) (1973- )  

1919  On this day in history 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 December - 29.  

1922  On this day in history dutch Constitution proclaimed  

1925  Pete Dye, American golf course architect on December - 29.  

1925  FĂ©lix E Vallotton, Swiss painter/writer (Chaste Susanne), dies at 60 on December - 29.  

1926  On this day in history vatican puts French fascist Charles Maurras' work on the index  

1926  Rainer M Rilke, Austrias songwriter/writer (Wise Queen), dies at 51 on this day in history.  

1927  On this day in history jim Simpson, Wash DC, sportscaster (Monday Night Baseball)  

1928  On December - 29 bernard Cribbins, Oldham England, actor (Val Doonican Show)  

1929  On December - 29 police arrest Sukarno & 100s PNI-leaders  

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

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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  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  On December - 29 birth of madame De Pompadour, mistress of French King Louis the 15th  

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

1767  Aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer was born on December - 29.  

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  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  Hermann Finck, composer, dies at 31 on this day in history.  

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

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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