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.