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Historical Events In December - 29

Friday, 15 January 2021

1930  On December - 29 willy Giefer, composer  

1931  Identification of heavy water publicly announced, HC Urey on December - 29.  

1931  Barbara Steele, England, actress (Castle of Blood, Dark Shadows) on December - 29.  

1932  Inga Swenson, Omaha Nebraska, actress (Gretchen-Benson) on December - 29.  

1933  On December - 29 yank refuses to release Babe Ruth so he can manage the Cin Reds  

1933  On this day in history prez "Kidd" Kenneth, blues singer/guitarist  

1933  On this day in history 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 December - 29 ed Flanders, Minneapolis Mn, actor (Dr Westphall-St Elsewhere)  

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  2nd Irish constitution goes into effect; Irish Free State renamed Erie on December - 29.  

1937  Pan Am starts San Francisco-to-Auckland, New Zealand service on this day in history.  

1937  On December - 29 the birth of Mary Tyler-Moore, US actress and comedienne  

1937  On December - 29 the Irish Republic changes its name to Eire  

1937  On December - 29 mary Tyler Moore, Bkln, actress (Mary Tyler Moore, Ordinary People)  

1938  Construction on Lake Washington Floating Bridge, Seattle, begins on this day in history.  

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  First flight of the Consolidated B-24 on this day in history.  

1939  Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, president of Maldives (1978- ) on December - 29.  

1940  On December - 29 germany begins the bombing of London during WWII, damaging many buildings, such as historic St. Mary's Cathedral.  

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 December - 29 ray Thomas, England, rock vocalist (Moody Blues-Nights in White Satin)  

1942  On December - 29 jerry Summers, rocker  

1942  On December - 29 frank D Adams, Canadian geologist, dies at 83  

1943  JHR Maij-Wegge, Dutch traffic minister (19..-94) on December - 29.  

1943  On this day in history william H Singer, US painter/collector (Singer Museum), dies at 75  

1944  On December - 29 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.  

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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  Francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna/marquis of Aytona was born on this day in history.  

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  On December - 29 birth of madame De Pompadour, mistress of French King Louis the 15th  

1743  On December - 29 birth of alexander van Bylandt, Dutch military officer  

1767  On this day in history birth of aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer  

1776  On December - 29 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  Antoine Arnauld, French lawyer (Philippica), dies on this day in history.  

1630  On this day in history jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, RC pastor/lyricist, dies at 51  

1634  On this day in history death of john Albert Vasa, Polish bishop (b. 1612)  

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