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Historical Events In December - 29

Monday, 02 August 2021

1945  Adje Roland, Dutch disc-jockey on December - 29.  

1946  On this day in history laffit Pincay Jr, jockey (Ky Derby 1984, Belmont 1982-84, Swale)  

1947  Ship carrying Jewish immigrants driven away from Palestine on December - 29.  

1947  Cozy Powell, England, rock drummer (Jeff Beck Group, Whitesnake, ELP) on December - 29.  

1947  On this day in history joseph Cuvelier, Belgian historian/general, dies at 78  

1948  On this day in history uS State Department announces work on placing objects into Earth orbit  

1948  On December - 29 "Rape of Lucretia" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 23 performances  

1949  On this day in history hungary nationalized its industries  

1949  1st UHF television station operating regular basis (Bridgeport Ct) on December - 29.  

1949  On December - 29 syed Kirmani, cricketer (Indian keeper after Engineer)  

1950  Jon Polito, Phila, actor (Fire With Fire, Homicide) on this day in history.  

1951  Flying Enterprise in difficulty in Canal on this day in history.  

1951  Laurel Masse, Holland Mich, jazz singer (Manhattan Transfer-Operator) on December - 29.  

1952  First transistorized hearing aid offered for sale (Elmsford NY) on this day in history.  

1952  On this day in history 1st transistorized hearing aid offered for sale (Elmsford NY)  

1952  Beryl Rubinstein, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

1954  On this day in history kingdom of the Netherlands, with Netherlands and Netherlands Antilles as autonomous parts, comes into being  

1954  Kingdom of Netherlands, with Netherlands & Netherlands Antilles as autonomous parts, comes into being on December - 29.  

1955  Barbra Streisand's first recording "You'll Never Know" at age 13 on this day in history.  

1955  Barbra Streisand's 1st recording "You'll Never Know" at age 13 on this day in history.  

1956  On December - 29 martin Albertz, German theologist (Jesus Christ's Church), dies at 73  

1957  On this day in history entertainers Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme are married in Las Vegas.  

1957  Singers Steve Lawrence and Edie Gorme wed in Las Vegas on this day in history.  

1957  On this day in history detroit Lions beat Cleve Browns 50-14 in NFL championship game  

1957  Tom Richmond, cricketer (Notts leg-spinner took 2-86 in Eng Test), die on December - 29.  

1958  On December - 29 tV soap "Young Dr Malone" debuts  

1958  On this day in history balt Colts beat NY Giants 23-17 in NFL championship game  

1958  On December - 29 doris Humphrey, US dancer/choreographer (Dances of Women), dies at 63  

1959  Saul Levitt's "Andersonville Trial," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

1959  Robin Humphrey Milford, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

1962  Doug Walters makes 1st-class debut for NSW 17 yrs 8 days on this day in history.  

1963  On December - 29 52nd Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in Adelaide (3-2)  

1964  Bernard von Brentano, German writer (Big Cats), dies at 63 on December - 29.  

1965  On this day in history supremes release "My World is Empty Without You"  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 29

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1563  Francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer was born on December - 29.  

1586  Francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna/marquis of Aytona was born on this day in history.  

1678  On December - 29 birth of gotthard Wagner, composer  

1709  Elisabeth Petrovna, tsarina of Russia/daughter of Peter the Great was born on this day in history.  

1721  Madame De Pompadour, mistress of French King Louis the 15th was born on this day in history.  

1743  Alexander van Bylandt, Dutch military officer was born on December - 29.  

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  On this day in history death of empress Gemmei of Japan (b. 661)  

1141  Death of Yue Fei, Chinese general, executed on this day in history.  

1170  Death of Thomas Beckett, archbishop, assassinated by 4 knights of King Henry II on this day in history.  

1558  Hermann Finck, composer, dies at 31 on this day in history.  

1563  Death of Sebastian Castellio, French theologian (b. 1515) on this day in history.  

1619  Antoine Arnauld, French lawyer (Philippica), dies on this day in history.  

1630  Jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, RC pastor/lyricist, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

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

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