29 April In History - What Happened On This Day

According to Gregory calendar, on April 29, the day number in a year is 119 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 120. April 29 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

Important Historical Events of 29 April in the World ⚡

1236Iltutmish, a prominent ruler of the Ghulam dynasty, died in the Delhi Sultanate.
1587Anglo-Spanish War: In the Bay of Cádiz, Francis Drake led the first of several naval raids on the Spanish Armada that destroyed so many ships that Philip II of Spain had to delay his plans to invade England for over a year.
1639The foundation of the Red Fort was laid in Delhi.
1706Emperor Joseph I was made king of Cologne and Bavaria.
1770British explorer James Cook and the crew of HMS Endeavour, the first European ship to land in eastern Australia, reached the coast of Botany Bay near present-day Sydney.
1781The French fleet remained in Tobago during the American War of Independence.
1784Mozart's Sonata premiered at B Flat, K454 Vienna).
1805Rucher Jane Schemelpeninck was appointed by Napoleon as Grand Pensioner of the Republic of Batavian.
1817The Rush-Bagot Pact was signed.
1848Birth of well-known painter Raja Ravi Varma.
1862American Civil War-Union forces under David Farragut captured New Orleans, securing access into the Mississippi River.
1882The world's first trolleybus operation started in Berlin.
1903A 30 million cubic-metre landslide buried the town of Frank, Northwest Territories, and killed at least 70 of the town's residents, making it the deadliest landslide in Canadian history.
1903Landslides in the Northwest Territory of Canada killed 70 people.
1910The Parliament of the United Kingdom passed the People's Budget, the first budget in British history with the expressed intent of redistributing wealth among the British public.
1939Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose resigned from the Congress.
1946The International Military Tribunal for the Far East convened and indicted Hideki Tojo and 27 other Japanese leaders for war crimes.
1965Pakistan's Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission successfully launched its seventh rocket.
1968The controversial musical Hair, a product of the hippiecounter-culture and sexual revolution of the 1960s, opened at theBiltmore Theatre on Broadway, with its songs becoming anthems of theanti-Vietnam War movement.
1970Vietnam War-The South Vietnamese Army launched incursions into Cambodia to attack communist jungle bases.
1991Croatia declares independence.
1991Cyclone strikes Bangladesh, 139,000 die/10 million homeless.
1991A cyclone in Chittagong, Bangladesh killed one lakh 38 thousand people and left one million people homeless.
199227th Academy of Country Music Awards: Garth Brooks.
1993Buckingham Palace was opened to the public for the first time and was stamped for eight pounds to watch.
1994Israel and PLO sign economic accord.
1997The 1993 Chemical Weapons Convention went into effect,outlawing the production, stockpiling and use of chemical weapons in those countries that ratified the arms control agreement.
1997Ban on chemical weapons enforced.
2006Pakistan tested Htf-6.
2010Economic losses mount and class action lawsuits are filed as the U.S. Coast Guard plans a controlled burn to remove spilled oil from the Deepwater Horizon disaster.
2010Indian engineer Harpal Kumar invented a camera that could inspect the stomach of the cancer victims in London instead of detecting the disease by examining their stomach.
2011The British prince Prince William and Kate Middleton were married.
2012Accused of spying, Sudan arrest four foreigners in the disputed border region with South Suda.
2013Prosecutors for Boston Marathon bomber and Islamic terrorism Dzhokhar Tsarnaev discuss a plea deal to avoid the death penalty in exchange for life in prison without parole.
2013An NBA league committee recommends NBA owners reject the big from a group led by Chris Hansen and Steve Ballmer to purchase the Sacramento Kings and move them to Seattle.
2014A partial solar eclipse takes place, only viewable from certain regions of Australia and Antarctica; the annular eclipse was formed as the moon blocked out the centre of the sun, leaving a ring of solar rays.
2014The cast has been announced for the next film in the 'Star Wars' series, due out in 2015; the cast includes some original cast members as well as actors new to the franchise.

Important Historical Events of 29 April in India ⚡

2010Indian engineer Harpal Kumar invented a camera that could inspect the stomach of the cancer victims in London instead of detecting the disease by examining their stomach.

National and International Days of 29 April 🏁

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