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 This day in History - April 29
375 Historic Events for April 29
1936

Florentinus M Wibaut, Amsterdam social alderman, dies at 76

Death
1936

Jacob Rothschild, English banker/multi-millionaire

Birth
1936

April Stevens, Niagara Falls NY, rock vocalist (Deep Purple)

Birth
1939

Whitestone Bridge connecting Bronx and Queens opens

Event
1940

Robert Sherwood's "There Shall be No Night," premieres in NYC

Event
1940

Norwegian King Haakon and govt flees to England

Event
1940

Brian Taber, cricket wicket-keeper (Australian between Grout and Marsh)

Birth
1940

1st radio broadcast of "Young Dr Malone" on CBS

Event
1941

Jonah Barrington, British World champion squash player (1966-73)

Birth
1942

Klaus Voorman, rock bassist (Manfred Mann-Mighty Quinn)

Birth
1942

Japanese troop march into Lashio, cuts off Burma Road

Event
1942

Jews forced to wear a Jewish Star in Netherlands and Vichy-France

Event
1943

Sidney A K Keyes, English poet (Foreign Gate), dies at 20

Death
1943

Karl Adrian Wohlfart, composer, dies at 68

Death
1943

Joseph Achron, Latvian violinist/composer (Golem suite), dies at 56

Death
1943

No‰l Coward's "Present Laughter," premieres in London

Event
1943

US 34th Division occupies Hill 609, North Tunisia

Event
1943

Duane Allen, Taylortown Texas, country singer (Oak Ridge Boys-Elvira)

Birth
1943

Dietrich Bonh”ffer arrested by nazis

Event
1944

Surprise attack by Van de Peat on General Landsdrukkerij in the Hague

Event
1944

Benedikte, Danish princess/daughter of Frederik IX

Birth
1944

Jim Hart, Evanston, Ill, NFL quarterback (St Louis Cardinals)

Birth
1945

Japanese army evacuates Rangoon

Event
1945

Terms of surrender of German armies in Italy signed

Event
1945

1st food drop by RAF above nazi-occupied Holland (operation Manna)

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