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 This day in History - April 29
375 Historic Events for April 29
1908

Jack [Stewart] Williamson, US, sci-fi author (Cometeers)

Birth
1908

Philippe Brun, jazz trumpeter

Birth
1909

Daniel Raphael Mayer, journalist/resistance leader

Birth
1909

Tom Ewell, [S Yewell Tompkins], Ky, actor (Tom Ewell Show, 7 Yr Itch)

Birth
1910

Ex-president Theodore Roosevelt visits Amsterdam

Event
1910

John Beavan, newspaper editor

Birth
1912

Italo Valenti, Italian sculptor

Birth
1912

Richard Carlson, MN, actor (All I Desire, Flat Top, Valley of Gwangi)

Birth
1912

Terence de Vere White, novelist/critic

Birth
1912

Frank Wedekind's "Tod und Teufel," premieres in Berlin

Event
1912

108ø F (42ø C), Tuguegarao, Philippines (Oceania record)

Event
1913

Jack Alexander Bently, trombonist

Birth
1913

Thomas Chalmers, broadcaster

Birth
1913

Swedish engineer Gideon Sundback of Hoboken patents all-purpose zipper

Event
1914

Ewan Roberts, Edinburgh Scotland, actress (Pvt Benjamin)

Birth
1915

Donald Mills, singer (Mills Brothers)

Birth
1916

Irish nationalists set post office on fire in Dublin

Event
1918

Gavrilo Princip, Bosnian murderer of arch duke Ferdinand, dies at 22

Death
1918

Tris Speaker ties career outfield record of 4 unassisted double plays

Event
1918

Mervyn Roye Harvey, cricketer (brother of Neil, Test for Australia)

Birth
1919

Celeste Holm, NYC, actress (Gentleman's Agreement, All About Eve)

Birth
1920

Edward Blishen, writer teacher/broadcaster

Birth
1920

Harold Samuel Shapero, Lynn Mass, composer (9 Minute Opera)

Birth
1921

Cornelis de Jager, Dutch astronomer (Sun)

Birth
1921

Arthur Mold, Brit cricket bowler (1893, banished for throwing), dies

Death