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Historical Events In December - 29

Monday, 28 September 2020

1945  On this day in history adje Roland, Dutch disc-jockey  

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 this day in history.  

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

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  On this day in history "Rape of Lucretia" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 23 performances  

1949  On this day in history hungary nationalized its industries  

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

1949  Syed Kirmani, cricketer (Indian keeper after Engineer) on December - 29.  

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 this day in history.  

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 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 December - 29.  

1956  On this day in history 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  Detroit Lions beat Cleve Browns 50-14 in NFL championship game on this day in history.  

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

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

1958  Balt Colts beat NY Giants 23-17 in NFL championship game on December - 29.  

1958  Doris Humphrey, US dancer/choreographer (Dances of Women), dies at 63 on December - 29.  

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

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

1962  On December - 29 doug Walters makes 1st-class debut for NSW 17 yrs 8 days  

1963  On this day in history 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  Supremes release "My World is Empty Without You" on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 29

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1563  On December - 29 birth of francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer  

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  Elisabeth Petrovna, tsarina of Russia/daughter of Peter the Great was born on December - 29.  

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

1743  On this day in history birth of alexander van Bylandt, Dutch military officer  

1767  Aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer was born on this day in history.  

1776  Charles Macintosh, Scotland, patented waterproof fabric was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 29

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0721  Death of Empress Gemmei of Japan (b. 661) on December - 29.  

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

1619  On this day in history antoine Arnauld, French lawyer (Philippica), dies  

1630  On this day in history jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, RC pastor/lyricist, dies at 51  

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

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