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Historical Events In December - 29

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

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

1900  Willie Humphrey, jazz Clarinetist on this day in history.  

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

1903  Clyde McCoy, jazz trumpeter/bandleader on this day in history.  

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

1907  On December - 29 james Gardner, designer  

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

1908  On December - 29 patent granted for a 4-wheel automobile brake, Clintonville, Wisc  

1908  On this day in history claire Dodd, AR, actress (Ex-Lady, In the Navy)  

1910  On December - 29 ronald Coase, British economist, Nobel Prize laureate  

1911  San Francisco Symphony formed on December - 29.  

1911  On December - 29 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 December - 29 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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1919  Pieter Terpstra, Dutch journalist/writer (De dei is forroun/Havank-T) on December - 29.  

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

1920  Syd Dernley, hangman on December - 29.  

1921  William Lyon Mackenzie King succeeded Arthur Meighen as Canadian PM on this day in history.  

1921  On December - 29 dobrica Cosic, writer  

1922  On December - 29 dutch Constitution proclaimed  

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

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

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  Jim Simpson, Wash DC, sportscaster (Monday Night Baseball) on this day in history.  

1928  Bernard Cribbins, Oldham England, actor (Val Doonican Show) on December - 29.  

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

1930  On this day in history 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 this day in history birth of francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer  

1586  On December - 29 birth of francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna/marquis of Aytona  

1678  Gotthard Wagner, composer was born on December - 29.  

1709  On this day in history birth of elisabeth Petrovna, tsarina of Russia/daughter of Peter the Great  

1721  On this day in history birth of madame De Pompadour, mistress of French King Louis the 15th  

1743  Alexander van Bylandt, Dutch military officer was born on December - 29.  

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  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 this day in history.  

1558  Hermann Finck, composer, dies at 31 on this day in history.  

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

1619  Antoine Arnauld, French lawyer (Philippica), dies on December - 29.  

1630  Jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, RC pastor/lyricist, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

1634  Death of John Albert Vasa, Polish bishop (b. 1612) on this day in history.  

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