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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 fĂ©lix 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  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 29

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1563  Francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer was born on December - 29.  

1586  Francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna/marquis of Aytona was born on December - 29.  

1678  On this day in history birth of gotthard Wagner, composer  

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

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 December - 29.  

1767  Aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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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 this day in history.  

1141  On December - 29 death of yue Fei, Chinese general, executed  

1170  On this day in history death of thomas Beckett, archbishop, assassinated by 4 knights of King Henry II  

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

1563  On December - 29 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 this day in history.  

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

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