Historical Events In December - 29
Monday, 28 September 2020
1930 On December - 29 willy Giefer, composer
1931 Identification of heavy water publicly announced, HC Urey on this day in history.
1931 On December - 29 barbara Steele, England, actress (Castle of Blood, Dark Shadows)
1932 On December - 29 inga Swenson, Omaha Nebraska, actress (Gretchen-Benson)
1933 Yank refuses to release Babe Ruth so he can manage the Cin Reds on December - 29.
1933 Prez "Kidd" Kenneth, blues singer/guitarist on December - 29.
1933 On this day in history 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 this day in history 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 Ray Nitschke, NFL linebacker (Green Bay Packers) on this day in history.
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 December - 29.
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 Mary Tyler Moore, Bkln, actress (Mary Tyler Moore, Ordinary People) on December - 29.
1938 On this day in history construction on Lake Washington Floating Bridge, Seattle, begins
1938 On this day in history the birth of Jon Voight, American actor
1938 Jon Voight, Yonkers, NY, actor (Deliverance, Midnight Cowboy) on this day in history.
1939 On December - 29 first flight of the Consolidated B-24.
1939 Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, president of Maldives (1978- ) on this day in history.
1940 Germany begins the bombing of London during WWII, damaging many buildings, such as historic St. Mary's Cathedral on December - 29.
1940 Germany begins dropping incendiary bombs on London (WW II) on this day in history.
1940 On December - 29 brigitte Kronauer, writer
1941 On December - 29 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 this day in history.
1943 On this day in history jHR Maij-Wegge, Dutch traffic minister (19..-94)
1943 On this day in history william H Singer, US painter/collector (Singer Museum), dies at 75
1944 Over France RCAF Flight Lt. Dick Audet destroys five German planes in ten minutes on this day in history.
1944 Belgian nazi Leon Degrelle at default to the death sentenced on December - 29.
1944 Rodney Redmond, NZ cricket (opener scored century in Test v Pak 1973) on this day in history.
1945 On December - 29 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.