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 This day in History - April 29
375 Historic Events for April 29
1712

Juan Bautista Jose Cabanilles, composer, dies at 67

Death
1715

John Flamsteed observes Uranus for 6th time

Event
1727

Jean-Georges Noverre, French dancer/choreographer (ballet d'action)

Birth
1745

Oliver Ellsworth, 3rd Chief Justice Supreme Court (1796-1800)

Birth
1771

Matthaus Stegmayer, composer

Birth
1780

Charles Nodier, French writer (La f‚e aux miettes)

Birth
1781

French fleet occupies Tobago

Event
1781

French fleet stopped Britain from seizing the Cape of Good Hope

Event
1783

David Cox, English painter (Treatise on landscape painting)

Birth
1784

Premiere of Mozart's Sonata in B flat, K454 (Vienna)

Event
1793

Cornerstone laid for Groningen's new townhall

Event
1806

Earnest Freiherr von Feuchtersleben, Austria, physician/philosopher

Birth
1808

Hermann Schulze-Delitzsch, German politician/reformer [or 1883]

Birth
1813

Rubber is patented

Event
1813

Christian Danner, composer, dies at 55

Death
1815

Abram Duryee, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1890

Birth
1818

Alexander II N Romanov, Tsar of Russia (1855-81)

Birth
1830

Adolph Sutro, SF mayor, built Cliff House, railways, tunnels

Birth
1834

Charles Darwin's expedition sees top of Andes from Patagonia

Event
1841

A Bertrand, writer, dies

Death
1842

Karl Mill”cker, Austria conductor/composer (Beggar Student)

Birth
1845

Macon B Allen and Robert Morris Jr, 1st blacks to open law practice

Event
1852

1st edition of Peter Roget's Thesaurus published

Event
1853

Comet C/1853 G1 (Schweizer) approaches within 0.0839 AUs of Earth

Event
1854

Henri Poincar‚, France, mathematician/astronomer/philosopher

Birth