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Historical Events In December - 29

Friday, 03 July 2020

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

1946  On December - 29 laffit Pincay Jr, jockey (Ky Derby 1984, Belmont 1982-84, Swale)  

1947  Ship carrying Jewish immigrants driven away from Palestine on this day in history.  

1947  Cozy Powell, England, rock drummer (Jeff Beck Group, Whitesnake, ELP) on this day in history.  

1947  Joseph Cuvelier, Belgian historian/general, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

1948  US State Department announces work on placing objects into Earth orbit on December - 29.  

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

1949  On this day in history hungary nationalized its industries  

1949  1st UHF television station operating regular basis (Bridgeport Ct) on this day in history.  

1949  On this day in history syed Kirmani, cricketer (Indian keeper after Engineer)  

1950  On December - 29 jon Polito, Phila, actor (Fire With Fire, Homicide)  

1951  On December - 29 flying Enterprise in difficulty in Canal  

1951  On December - 29 laurel Masse, Holland Mich, jazz singer (Manhattan Transfer-Operator)  

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

1952  1st transistorized hearing aid offered for sale (Elmsford NY) on December - 29.  

1952  Beryl Rubinstein, composer, dies at 54 on December - 29.  

1954  On December - 29 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 this day in history.  

1955  On this day in history barbra Streisand's first recording "You'll Never Know" at age 13  

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

1956  Martin Albertz, German theologist (Jesus Christ's Church), dies at 73 on December - 29.  

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

1957  On this day in history singers Steve Lawrence and Edie Gorme wed in Las Vegas  

1957  On December - 29 detroit Lions beat Cleve Browns 50-14 in NFL championship game  

1957  On this day in history tom Richmond, cricketer (Notts leg-spinner took 2-86 in Eng Test), die  

1958  On this day in history tV soap "Young Dr Malone" debuts  

1958  On December - 29 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  On December - 29 bernard von Brentano, German writer (Big Cats), dies at 63  

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  On this day in history birth of francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna/marquis of Aytona  

1678  Gotthard Wagner, composer was born on this day in history.  

1709  On December - 29 birth of elisabeth Petrovna, tsarina of Russia/daughter of Peter the Great  

1721  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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  On December - 29 death of yue Fei, Chinese general, executed  

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  On December - 29 death of sebastian Castellio, French theologian (b. 1515)  

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 December - 29 death of john Albert Vasa, Polish bishop (b. 1612)  

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