Historical Events In December - 29
Friday, 03 July 2020
1930 Willy Giefer, composer on this day in history.
1931 On this day in history identification of heavy water publicly announced, HC Urey
1931 On this day in history barbara Steele, England, actress (Castle of Blood, Dark Shadows)
1932 On this day in history inga Swenson, Omaha Nebraska, actress (Gretchen-Benson)
1933 Yank refuses to release Babe Ruth so he can manage the Cin Reds on this day in history.
1933 On December - 29 prez "Kidd" Kenneth, blues singer/guitarist
1933 On December - 29 joh Georghe Duca, premier of Romania, murdered
1934 On December - 29 japan renounces the London Naval Treaty of 1930 and the Washington Naval Treaty of 1922.
1934 On December - 29 1st collegiate basketball doubleheader (MSG)
1934 On this day in history ed Flanders, Minneapolis Mn, actor (Dr Westphall-St Elsewhere)
1935 On December - 29 tony Bramall, England, auto dealer/multi-millionaire (Harrogate)
1936 On this day in history ray Nitschke, NFL linebacker (Green Bay Packers)
1937 On this day in history 2nd Irish constitution goes into effect; Irish Free State renamed Erie
1937 Pan Am starts San Francisco-to-Auckland, New Zealand service on this day in history.
1937 The birth of Mary Tyler-Moore, US actress and comedienne on this day in history.
1937 The Irish Republic changes its name to Eire on December - 29.
1937 On December - 29 mary Tyler Moore, Bkln, actress (Mary Tyler Moore, Ordinary People)
1938 On December - 29 construction on Lake Washington Floating Bridge, Seattle, begins
1938 On this day in history the birth of Jon Voight, American actor
1938 On December - 29 jon Voight, Yonkers, NY, actor (Deliverance, Midnight Cowboy)
1939 On December - 29 first flight of the Consolidated B-24.
1939 Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, president of Maldives (1978- ) on December - 29.
1940 Germany begins the bombing of London during WWII, damaging many buildings, such as historic St. Mary's Cathedral on this day in history.
1940 Germany begins dropping incendiary bombs on London (WW II) on this day in history.
1940 Brigitte Kronauer, writer on this day in history.
1941 On this day in history ray Thomas, England, rock vocalist (Moody Blues-Nights in White Satin)
1942 On this day in history jerry Summers, rocker
1942 Frank D Adams, Canadian geologist, dies at 83 on December - 29.
1943 On this day in history jHR Maij-Wegge, Dutch traffic minister (19..-94)
1943 On December - 29 william H Singer, US painter/collector (Singer Museum), dies at 75
1944 On this day in history over France RCAF Flight Lt. Dick Audet destroys five German planes in ten minutes.
1944 Belgian nazi Leon Degrelle at default to the death sentenced on this day in history.
1944 Rodney Redmond, NZ cricket (opener scored century in Test v Pak 1973) on this day in history.
1945 In Ottawa DND releases World War II casualty statistics; 41,371 Canadians in service killed, 43,178 wounded, 10,844 made prisoners of war, 32 missing in action on December - 29.