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What Happened on April 29th This Day in History

Year Name
2015 A baseball game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Chicago White Sox sets the all-time low attendance mark for Major League Baseball. Zero fans were in attendance for the game, as the stadium was officially closed to the public due to the 2015 Baltimore protests.
2013 A powerful explosion occurs in an office building in Prague, believed to have been caused by natural gas, and injures 43 people.
2013 National Airlines Flight 102, a Boeing 747-400 freighter aircraft, crashes during takeoff from Bagram Airfield in Parwan Province, Afghanistan, killing seven people.
2011 The Wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton takes place at Westminster Abbey in London.
2004 The final Oldsmobile is built in Lansing, Michigan, ending 107 years of vehicle production.
1997 The Chemical Weapons Convention of 1993 enters into force, outlawing the production, stockpiling and use of chemical weapons by its signatories.
1992 Riots in Los Angeles, following the acquittal of police officers charged with excessive force in the beating of Rodney King. Over the next three days 63 people are killed and hundreds of buildings are destroyed.
1991 A cyclone strikes the Chittagong district of southeastern Bangladesh with winds of around 155 miles per hour (249 km/h), killing at least 138,000 people and leaving as many as ten million homeless.
1991 The 7.0 Mw  Racha earthquake affects Georgia with a maximum MSK intensity of IX (Destructive), killing 270 people.
1986 A fire at the Central library of the City of Los Angeles Public Library damages or destroys 400,000 books and other items.
1986 The United States Navy aircraft carrier USS Enterprise becomes the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier to transit the Suez Canal, navigating from the Red Sea to the Mediterranean Sea to relieve the USS Coral Sea.
1986 Chernobyl disaster: American and European spy satellites capture the ruins of the 4th Reactor at the Chernobyl Power Plant.
1975 Vietnam War: Operation Frequent Wind: The U.S. begins to evacuate U.S. citizens from Saigon before an expected North Vietnamese takeover. U.S. involvement in the war comes to an end.
1975 Vietnam War: The North Vietnamese army completes its capture of all parts of South Vietnamese-held Trường Sa Islands.
1974 Watergate scandal: United States President Richard Nixon announces the release of edited transcripts of White House tape recordings relating to the scandal.
1970 Vietnam War: United States and South Vietnamese forces invade Cambodia to hunt Viet Cong.
1968 The controversial musical Hair, a product of the hippie counter-culture and sexual revolution of the 1960s, opens at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway, with some of its songs becoming anthems of the anti-Vietnam War movement.
1967 After refusing induction into the United States Army the previous day, Muhammad Ali is stripped of his boxing title.
1965 Pakistan's Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) successfully launches its seventh rocket in its Rehber series.
1953 The first U.S. experimental 3D television broadcast shows an episode of Space Patrol on Los Angeles ABC affiliate KECA-TV.
1951 Tibetan delegates arrive in Beijing and sign a Seventeen Point Agreement for Chinese sovereignty and Tibetan autonomy.
1946 The International Military Tribunal for the Far East convenes and indicts former Prime Minister of Japan Hideki Tojo and 28 former Japanese leaders for war crimes.
1945 World War II: The Surrender of Caserta is signed by the commander of German forces in Italy.
1945 World War II: Airdrops of food begin over German-occupied regions of the Netherlands.
1945 World War II: HMS Goodall (K479) is torpedoed by U-286 outside the Kola Inlet, becoming the last Royal Navy ship to be sunk in the European theatre of World War II.
1945 World War II: Führerbunker: Adolf Hitler marries his longtime partner Eva Braun in a Berlin bunker and designates Admiral Karl Dönitz as his successor; Hitler and Braun both commit suicide the following day.
1945 Dachau concentration camp is liberated by United States troops.
1945 The Italian commune of Fornovo di Taro is liberated from German forces by Brazilian forces.
1944 World War II: New Zealand-born SOE agent Nancy Wake, a leading figure in the French Resistance and the Gestapo's most wanted person, parachutes back into France to be a liaison between London and the local maquis group.
1916 World War I: The UK's 6th Indian Division surrenders to Ottoman Forces at the Siege of Kut in one of the largest surrenders of British forces up to that point.
1916 Easter Rising: After six days of fighting, Irish rebel leaders surrender to British forces in Dublin, bringing the Easter Rising to an end.
1911 Tsinghua University, one of mainland China's leading universities, is founded.
1910 The Parliament of the United Kingdom passes the People's Budget, the first budget in British history with the expressed intent of redistributing wealth among the British public.
1903 A landslide kills 70 people in Frank, in the District of Alberta, Canada.
1864 Theta Xi fraternity is founded at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the only fraternity to be founded during the American Civil War.
1862 American Civil War: The Capture of New Orleans by Union forces under David Farragut.
1861 Maryland in the American Civil War: Maryland's House of Delegates votes not to secede from the Union.
1852 Roget's Thesaurus, created by Peter Roget, was released to the public.
1826 The galaxy Centaurus A or NGC 5128 is discovered by James Dunlop.[8]
1781 American Revolutionary War: British and French ships clash in the Battle of Fort Royal off the coast of Martinique.
1770 James Cook arrives in Australia at Botany Bay, which he names.
1760 French forces commence the siege of Quebec which is held by the British.
1624 French king Louis XIII names Cardinal Richelieu chief minister of France.
1521 Swedish War of Liberation: Swedish troops defeat a Danish force in the Battle of Västerås.
1483 Gran Canaria, the main island of the Canary Islands, is conquered by the Kingdom of Castile.
1429 Joan of Arc arrives to relieve the Siege of Orléans.
1386 Battle of the Vikhra River: The Principality of Smolensk is defeated by the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and becomes its vassal.
1091 Battle of Levounion: The Pechenegs are defeated by Byzantine Emperor Alexios I Komnenos.
Famous People Born on April 29

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Year Name
1872 Harry Payne Whitney, American businessman and lawyer (d. 1930)
1958 Gary Cohen, American baseball play-by-play announcer
1954 Jerry Seinfeld, American comedian, actor, and producer
1980 Mathieu Biron, Canadian ice hockey player
1981 Lisa Allen, English chef
1933 Willie Nelson, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actor
1907 Fred Zinnemann, Austrian-American director and producer (d. 1997)
1887 Raymond Thorne, American swimmer (d. 1921)
1758 Georg Carl von Döbeln, Swedish general (d. 1820)
1984 Vassilis Xanthopoulos, Greek basketball player
Famous People Deaths On April 29

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Date Name
1966 William Eccles, English physicist and engineer (b. 1875)
1992 Mae Clarke, American actress (b. 1910)
1380 Catherine of Siena, Italian mystic, philosopher, and saint (b. 1347)
2013 Alex Elisala, New Zealand-Australian rugby player (b. 1992)
1854 Henry Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey, English field marshal and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (b. 1768)
2011 Siamak Pourzand, Iranian journalist and critic (b. 1931)
1793 John Michell, English geologist and astronomer (b. 1724)
1945 Matthias Kleinheisterkamp, German SS officer (b. 1893)
1417 Louis II of Anjou (b. 1377)
2015 François Michelin, French businessman (b. 1926)