Historical Events In April - 29
Sunday, 09 August 2020
1926 France & US reach accord on repayment of WW I on April - 29.
1926 Carie Meek, (Rep-D-Florida) on April - 29.
1927 Construction of the Spirit of St Louis is completed on April - 29.
1927 On this day in history construction of Spirit of St Louis is completed
1927 On this day in history betsy Ancker-Johnson, physicist/auto company exec
1928 Big Jay McNeely, rocker on this day in history.
1928 Henrich Federer, Switz, writer (I Switch Off The Light), dies at 61 on this day in history.
1929 On April - 29 peter Joshua Sculthorpe, composer
1930 C Jackson discovers asteroid #1268 Libya on April - 29.
1930 123 runs are scored in 7 major league games on this day in history.
1930 Alf Valentine, cricketer (great West Indian lefty spinner) on this day in history.
1931 On April - 29 cleve Indian Wes Ferrell no-hits St Louis Browns, 9-0
1934 Pitts is last major league city to play a home game on a Sunday on April - 29.
1935 On this day in history leroy Carr, rocker, dies=
1936 1st pro baseball game in Japan is played Nagoya defeats Daitokyo, 8-5 on April - 29.
1936 Florentinus M Wibaut, Amsterdam social alderman, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1937 On April - 29 the birth of Saddam Hussein, Iraqi leader
1938 On April - 29 g Neujmin discovers asteroid #1484 Postrema
1939 On this day in history whitestone bridge connecting the Bronx & Queens opens
1939 Whitestone Bridge connecting Bronx & Queens opens on April - 29.
1940 On this day in history 1st radio broadcast of "Young Dr Malone" on CBS
1942 On this day in history japanese troop march into Lashio, cuts off Burma Road
1943 Dietrich Bonhoeffer arrested by nazis on April - 29.
1943 Joseph Achron, Latvian violinist/composer (Golem suite), dies at 56 on this day in history.
1944 On April - 29 fast carrier task force (12 carriers) commence 2 day bombing of Truk
1944 On April - 29 hMCS ATHABASKAN (RCN), sunk off north coast of Brittany, France in English Channel, 10 miles north of Ile de Vierge - by 1 or 2 torpedoes from German torpedo boat T.24.While covering minelaying operation of Brittany with Canadian destroyer 'Haida'.
1944 On this day in history surprise attack by Van de Peat on General Landsdrukkerij in the Hague
1945 On this day in history canadians start air dropping food supplies to the starving Dutch.
1945 The German armed foces in Italy surrender to the allies on this day in history.
1945 On this day in history the German commanding officer in Italy surrenders to General Alexander of the U.S. 5th Army unit.
1945 On this day in history uS liberates Nazi concentration camp in Dachau, Germany
1945 On April - 29 1st food drop by RAF above nazi-occupied Holland (operation Manna)
1946 On April - 29 28 former Japanese leaders indicted in Tokyo as war criminals
1947 On April - 29 irving Fisher, US economist, dies at 80