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Historical Events In December - 29

Monday, 18 January 2021

1900  General Viljoen surprise attack British garrison to Helvetia on December - 29.  

1900  Willie Humphrey, jazz Clarinetist on December - 29.  

1903  On this day in history french Equatorial Africa separates into Gabon, Chad & Ubangi-Shari  

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

1906  Montreal Wanderers beat New Glasgow (NS) for Stanley Cup (2nd of 1906) on this day in history.  

1907  On December - 29 james Gardner, designer  

1908  patent granted for a 4-wheel automobile brake, Clintonville WI on December - 29.  

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

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  On this day in history san Francisco Symphony formed  

1911  Proclamation restores "Dei Gratia" from Canada's coins on December - 29.  

1912  Peggy Glanville-Hicks, Melbourne Australia, composer (Triad) on December - 29.  

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  Laurence Gower, academic on December - 29.  

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  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 December - 29 the netherlands/Venezuela recover diplomatic relations  

1920  Syd Dernley, hangman on December - 29.  

1921  On this day in history william Lyon Mackenzie King succeeded Arthur Meighen as Canadian PM  

1921  On December - 29 dobrica Cosic, writer  

1922  Dutch Constitution proclaimed on December - 29.  

1925  Pete Dye, American golf course architect on this day in history.  

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

1926  Vatican puts French fascist Charles Maurras' work on the index on December - 29.  

1926  On December - 29 rainer M Rilke, Austrias songwriter/writer (Wise Queen), dies at 51  

1927  On this day in history 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  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 December - 29.  

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

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  On this day in history 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  Death of Empress Gemmei of Japan (b. 661) on December - 29.  

1141  Death of Yue Fei, Chinese general, executed on this day in history.  

1170  On December - 29 death of thomas Beckett, archbishop, assassinated by 4 knights of King Henry II  

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

1563  Death of Sebastian Castellio, French theologian (b. 1515) on December - 29.  

1619  On this day in history antoine Arnauld, French lawyer (Philippica), dies  

1630  On December - 29 jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, RC pastor/lyricist, dies at 51  

1634  On December - 29 death of john Albert Vasa, Polish bishop (b. 1612)  

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