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Important Events Of April 29



1998    15th Miss Hawaiian Tropic crowned
1997    "Candide," opens at Gershwin Theater New York City for 103 performances
1997    Kansas City Royal Chili Davis is 75th to hit 300 home runs
1996    "Rent," opens at Nederlander Theater New York City
1996    Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Fresno, California on KFRR 104.1 FM
1995    Final TV broadcast of "Empty Nest" on NBC TV
1995    Kansas City Royal John Nonely is 70th to home run on his 1st at bat
1994    Ferry boat smashes into Mombasa Harbor Kenya, kills over 300
1994    Israel and PLO sign economic accord
1992    "Falsettos" opens at John Golden Theater New York City for 487 performances
1992    27th Academy of Country Music Awards: Garth Brooks
1992    Country singer Doug Stone, 35, undergoes quadruple bypass surgery
1992    Jury acquits Los Angeles police officers of beating Rodney King, riots begin
1992    Sheena Easton collapses on stage while performing in "Man of LaMancha"
1992    Voting ends on choice of Elvis stamps
1991    "Our Country's Good" opens at Nederlander Theater New York City for 48 performances
1991    Croatia declares independence
1991    Cyclone strikes Bangladesh, 139,000 die/10 million homeless
1991    Earthquake in Georgia, kills 100
1990    "Change in the Heir" opens at Edison Theater New York City for 16 performances
1990    Dan Quisenberry (all-time AL save king, 238) announces his retirement
1990    STS-31 (Discovery 10) lands
1990    Wrecking cranes began tearing down Berlin Wall at Brandenburg Gate
1989    2nd government of Lubbers falls
1988    "60 Minutes" newscaster Diane Sawyer weds Mike Nichols
1988    Burt Reynolds and Loni Anderson marry
1988    Orioles beat White Sox 9-0 for 1st 1988 win after 21 loses
1987    Chicago Cub Andre Dawson hits for cycle
1987    Japan's premier Nakasone visits the U.S.
1986    800,000 books destroyed by fire in Los Angeles Central Library
1986    Boston Red Sox Roger Clemens strikes out 20 Seattle Mariners
1985    17th space shuttle mission (51-B)-Challenger 7 launched
1985    Ranger Larry Parrish is 5th to hit 3 home runs in a game in both leagues
1985    Tony Tubbs TKOs Greg Page in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1984    "Oliver!" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater New York City for 17 performances
1984    Betsy King wins LPGA Freedom/Orlando Golf Classic
1983    Harold Washington sworn in as Chicago's 1st black mayor
1982    17th Academy of Country Music Awards: Alabama, Barbara Mandrell
1982    Alfredo Magana elected President of El Salvador
1982    Nordiques 2-Isles 5-Semifinals-Isles hold 2-0 lead
1981    Peter Sutcliffe admits he is the Yorkshire Ripper (murdered 13 women)
1981    Phillie Steve Carlton is 1st lefty to strike out 3,000 batters
1979    Jane Blalock wins LPGA Otey Crisman Golf Classic
1977    British Aerospace forms
1976    Minister Irene Vorrink begins fluoridating Dutch drinking water
1975    Ethiopia nationalizes all ground/earth
1975    Flyers 4-Isles 0-Semifinals-Flyers hold 1-0 lead
1974    President Nixon said he will release edited tapes made in White House
1973    Gloria Ehret wins LPGA Birmingham Golf Classic
1971    Bill Graham closes down Fillmore and Fillmore East
1971    Boeing receives contract for Mariner 10, Mercury exploration
1971    U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1970    50,000 U.S. and South Vietnamese troops invade Cambodia
1969    "Trumpets of the Lord" opens at Brooks Atkinson New York City for 7 performances
1968    "Hair" opens at Biltmore Theater New York City for 1750 performances
1967    Aretha Franklin releases "Respect"
1965    Australian government announces it would send troops to Vietnam
1965    Earthquake hits Seattle; 5 die
1965    Malta is 18th member of Council of Europe
1964    Princess Irene marries Spanish prince Carel Hugo de Bourbon Parma
1964    U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1963    KRE-AM in Berkeley, California changes call letters to KPAT
1962    16th Tony Awards: Man For All Seasons and How to Succeed win
1962    Mickey Wright wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
1961    ABC's "Wide World of Sports, debuts
1957    1st military nuclear power plant dedicated, Fort Belvoir Va
1956    Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Peach Blossom Golf Open
1956    WLUC TV channel 6 in Marquette, MI (CBS/NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
1956    WSPA TV channel 7 in G'ville-Spartanburg, South Carolina (CBS) begins broadcasting
1956    WWBT TV channel 12 in Richmond, Virginia (NBC) begins broadcasting
1955    G. Gronchi elected president of Italy
1953    Joe Adcock is 1st to homer into Polo Grounds' center field bleachers
1948    Bradman scores 107 Australia vs. Worcs, 152 minutes, 15 fours
1946    28 former Japanese leaders indicted in Tokyo as war criminals
1945    1st food drop by RAF above nazi-occupied Holland (operation Manna)
1945    Japanese army evacuates Rangoon
1945    Terms of surrender of German armies in Italy signed
1945    U.S. liberates 31,601 in Nazi concentration camp in Dachau Germany
1945    Venice and Mestre were captured by the Allies
1944    Surprise attack by Van de Peat on General Landsdrukkerij in the Hague
1943    Dietrich Bonhoffer arrested by nazis
1943    Noel Coward's "Present Laughter," premieres in London
1943    U.S. 34th Division occupies Hill 609, North Tunisia
1942    Japanese troop march into Lashio, cuts off Burma Road
1942    Jews forced to wear a Jewish Star in Netherlands and Vichy-France
1940    1st radio broadcast of "Young Dr. Malone" on CBS
1940    Norwegian King Haakon and government flees to England
1940    Robert Sherwood's "There Shall be No Night," premieres in New York City
1939    Whitestone Bridge connecting Bronx and Queens opens
1936    1st pro baseball game in Japan is played Nagoya defeats Daitokyo, 8-5
1934    Pittsburgh is last major league city to play a home game on a Sunday
1931    Cleveland Indian Wes Ferrell no-hits St. Louis Browns, 9-0
1930    123 runs are scored in 7 major league games
1930    North Sea floodgate at Ijmuiden (biggest in world) officially opens
1930    Telephone connection England-Australia goes into service
1927    Construction of Spirit of St. Louis is completed
1926    France and U.S. reach accord on repayment of WW I
1925    Netherlands returns to gold standard
1922    1st official International Weightlifting Federation Champ (Tallinn, Estonia)
1918    Tris Speaker ties career outfield record of 4 unassisted double plays
1916    Irish nationalists set post office on fire in Dublin
1913    Swedish engineer Gideon Sundback of Hoboken patents all-purpose zipper
1912    108 degrees F (42 degrees C), Tuguegarao, Philippines (Oceania record)
1912    Frank Wedekind's "Tod und Teufel," premieres in Berlin
1910    Ex-president Theodore Roosevelt visits Amsterdam
1905    2" rain falls in 10 minutes in Taylor, Texas
1905    Pierre de Brazza lands in Libreville Gabon
1903    Limestone slides at Turtle Mountain kills 9 (Frank Alberta)
1901    27th Kentucky Derby: Jimmy Winkfield on His Eminence wins in 2:07.75
1901    Anti semitic riot in Budapest
1894    Commonweal of Christ (Coxey's Army) arrives in Wash, DC 500 strong to protest unemployment; Coxey arrested for trespassing at Capitol
1892    Charlie Reilly is baseball's 1st pinch hitter
1888    Old Kavallison, Congo: Stanley meet Emin Pasha
1886    1st public Dutch electricity opens
1864    Skirmish at Jenkins' Ferry, Arkansas
1862    100,000 federal troops prepare to march into Corinth, Mississippi
1862    New Orleans fell to Union forces during Civil War
1861    Maryland's House of Delegates votes against seceding from Union
1857    U.S. Army, Pacific Div HQ permanently forms at Presidio
1856    Peace between England and Russia
1853    Comet C/1853 G1 (Schweizer) approaches within 0.0839 AUs of Earth
1852    1st edition of Peter Roget's Thesaurus published
1845    Macon B. Allen and Robert Morris, Jr., 1st blacks to open law practice
1834    Charles Darwin's expedition sees top of Andes from Patagonia
1813    Rubber is patented
1793    Cornerstone laid for Groningen's new townhall
1784    Premiere of Mozart's Sonata in B flat, K454 (Vienna)
1781    French fleet occupies Tobago
1781    French fleet stopped Britain from seizing the Cape of Good Hope
1715    John Flamsteed observes Uranus for 6th time
1707    English/Scottish parliament accept Act of Union, form Great Britain
1706    Emperor Jozef I becomes monarch of Cologne/Bavaria
1701    Drenthe Netherlands adopts Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is May 12, 1701
1670    Pope Clemens X elected
1661    Chinese Ming dynasty occupies Taiwan
1644    Farm leader Li Zicheng becomes emperor of China and flees Peking
1636    Prince Frederik Henry occupies Schenkenschans
1628    Sweden and Denmark sign defense treaty against Duke of Wallenstein
1623    11 Dutch ships depart for the conquest of Peru