Historical Events In December - 29
Friday, 18 September 2020
1900 General Viljoen surprise attack British garrison to Helvetia on December - 29.
1900 On December - 29 willie Humphrey, jazz Clarinetist
1903 French Equatorial Africa separates into Gabon, Chad & Ubangi-Shari on December - 29.
1903 Clyde McCoy, jazz trumpeter/bandleader on December - 29.
1906 Montreal Wanderers beat New Glasgow (NS) for Stanley Cup (2nd of 1906) on this day in history.
1907 James Gardner, designer on this day in history.
1908 patent granted for a 4-wheel automobile brake, Clintonville WI on this day in history.
1908 On December - 29 patent granted for a 4-wheel automobile brake, Clintonville, Wisc
1908 Claire Dodd, AR, actress (Ex-Lady, In the Navy) on December - 29.
1910 On this day in history ronald Coase, British economist, Nobel Prize laureate
1911 On December - 29 san Francisco Symphony formed
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 1st movie serial, "Adventures of Kathlyn," premieres in Chicago on December - 29.
1913 On December - 29 laurence Gower, academic
1915 On December - 29 charles L[eonard] Harness, US, sci-fi author (Paradox Men, Wolfhead)
1915 Charles Beach Hawley, composer, dies at 57 on December - 29.
1916 On December - 29 grigori J Rasputin, Russian faith healer/intriguer, murdered at 45
1917 Tom Bradley, (Mayor-D-LA) (1973- ) on this day in history.
1919 Pieter Terpstra, Dutch journalist/writer (De dei is forroun/Havank-T) on December - 29.
1920 On December - 29 the netherlands/Venezuela recover diplomatic relations
1920 Syd Dernley, hangman on this day in history.
1921 William Lyon Mackenzie King succeeded Arthur Meighen as Canadian PM on December - 29.
1921 Dobrica Cosic, writer on this day in history.
1922 Dutch Constitution proclaimed on this day in history.
1925 Pete Dye, American golf course architect on December - 29.
1925 On this day in history félix E Vallotton, Swiss painter/writer (Chaste Susanne), dies at 60
1926 On December - 29 vatican puts French fascist Charles Maurras' work on the index
1926 On this day in history rainer M Rilke, Austrias songwriter/writer (Wise Queen), dies at 51
1927 On December - 29 jim Simpson, Wash DC, sportscaster (Monday Night Baseball)
1928 Bernard Cribbins, Oldham England, actor (Val Doonican Show) on December - 29.
1929 On December - 29 police arrest Sukarno & 100s PNI-leaders
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