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Historical Events In December - 29

Tuesday, 09 March 2021

1945  Adje Roland, Dutch disc-jockey on this day in history.  

1946  Laffit Pincay Jr, jockey (Ky Derby 1984, Belmont 1982-84, Swale) on December - 29.  

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

1947  On this day in history cozy Powell, England, rock drummer (Jeff Beck Group, Whitesnake, ELP)  

1947  On December - 29 joseph Cuvelier, Belgian historian/general, dies at 78  

1948  US State Department announces work on placing objects into Earth orbit on this day in history.  

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

1949  Hungary nationalized its industries on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history flying Enterprise in difficulty in Canal  

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

1952  On December - 29 first transistorized hearing aid offered for sale (Elmsford NY)  

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

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

1954  Kingdom of the Netherlands, with Netherlands and Netherlands Antilles as autonomous parts, comes into being on this day in history.  

1954  Kingdom of Netherlands, with Netherlands & Netherlands Antilles as autonomous parts, comes into being on this day in history.  

1955  On December - 29 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 December - 29.  

1956  Martin Albertz, German theologist (Jesus Christ's Church), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1957  Entertainers Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme are married in Las Vegas on this day in history.  

1957  Singers Steve Lawrence and Edie Gorme wed in Las Vegas on December - 29.  

1957  Detroit Lions beat Cleve Browns 50-14 in NFL championship game on December - 29.  

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

1958  TV soap "Young Dr Malone" debuts on this day in history.  

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

1958  On this day in history doris Humphrey, US dancer/choreographer (Dances of Women), dies at 63  

1959  Saul Levitt's "Andersonville Trial," premieres in NYC on December - 29.  

1959  Robin Humphrey Milford, composer, dies at 56 on December - 29.  

1962  Doug Walters makes 1st-class debut for NSW 17 yrs 8 days on December - 29.  

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 this day in history.  

1965  Supremes release "My World is Empty Without You" on December - 29.  

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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 this day in history.  

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 December - 29.  

1721  On this day in history birth of madame De Pompadour, mistress of French King Louis the 15th  

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 December - 29 death of empress Gemmei of Japan (b. 661)  

1141  On December - 29 death of yue Fei, Chinese general, executed  

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

1558  On this day in history hermann Finck, composer, dies at 31  

1563  On this day in history death of sebastian Castellio, French theologian (b. 1515)  

1619  On December - 29 antoine Arnauld, French lawyer (Philippica), dies  

1630  Jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, RC pastor/lyricist, dies at 51 on December - 29.  

1634  Death of John Albert Vasa, Polish bishop (b. 1612) on this day in history.  

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