Historical Events In December - 29
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
1930 On this day in history willy Giefer, composer
1931 On December - 29 identification of heavy water publicly announced, HC Urey
1931 Barbara Steele, England, actress (Castle of Blood, Dark Shadows) on this day in history.
1932 Inga Swenson, Omaha Nebraska, actress (Gretchen-Benson) on this day in history.
1933 Yank refuses to release Babe Ruth so he can manage the Cin Reds on December - 29.
1933 On December - 29 prez "Kidd" Kenneth, blues singer/guitarist
1933 On December - 29 joh Georghe Duca, premier of Romania, murdered
1934 Japan renounces the London Naval Treaty of 1930 and the Washington Naval Treaty of 1922 on this day in history.
1934 On December - 29 1st collegiate basketball doubleheader (MSG)
1934 Ed Flanders, Minneapolis Mn, actor (Dr Westphall-St Elsewhere) on December - 29.
1935 Tony Bramall, England, auto dealer/multi-millionaire (Harrogate) on this day in history.
1936 On this day in history ray Nitschke, NFL linebacker (Green Bay Packers)
1937 On December - 29 2nd Irish constitution goes into effect; Irish Free State renamed Erie
1937 On this day in history pan Am starts San Francisco-to-Auckland, New Zealand service
1937 On this day in history the birth of Mary Tyler-Moore, US actress and comedienne
1937 On this day in history the Irish Republic changes its name to Eire
1937 On this day in history mary Tyler Moore, Bkln, actress (Mary Tyler Moore, Ordinary People)
1938 On December - 29 construction on Lake Washington Floating Bridge, Seattle, begins
1938 The birth of Jon Voight, American actor on this day in history.
1938 On this day in history jon Voight, Yonkers, NY, actor (Deliverance, Midnight Cowboy)
1939 On this day in history 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 On this day in history brigitte Kronauer, writer
1941 Ray Thomas, England, rock vocalist (Moody Blues-Nights in White Satin) on December - 29.
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 William H Singer, US painter/collector (Singer Museum), dies at 75 on December - 29.
1944 Over France RCAF Flight Lt. Dick Audet destroys five German planes in ten minutes on December - 29.
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.