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April 29th is the 119th day of the year (120th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 246 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about April 29th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on April 29th
1818 Tsar Alexander II (Emperor of Russia 1855-1881)
1863 William Randolph Hearst (newspaper publisher)
1899 Duke Ellington (composer, pianist, bandleader)
1901 Emperor Hirohito (Japanese Emperor 1926-1989)
1908 Jack Williamson (author)
1931 Lonnie Donegan (singer, musician)
1936 Lane Smith (actor)
1938 Fred Dibnah (steeplejack, TV personality)
1938 Bernie Madoff (businessman, stockbroker, fraudster)
1943 Ian Kershaw (historian, author)
1952 David Icke (writer)
1954 Jerry Seinfeld (comedian)
1955 Kate Mulgrew (actress)
1957 Daniel Day-Lewis (actor)
1958 Michelle Pfeiffer (actress)
1966 Phil Tufnell (cricket player)
1970 Uma Thurman (actress)
1970 Andre Agassi (tennis player)
April 29th in History
1770 James Cook makes first landing on the east coast of Australia, at Botany Bay.
1945 US troops liberate the Dachau concentration camp.
1968 The musical Hair opens on Broadway.
1970 US and South Vietnamese miltiary forces invade Cambodia in order to attack Viet Cong base areas.
2011 Prince William and Kate Middleton marry in Westminster Abbey.
April 29th is also
International Dance Day
Feast of Saint Catherine of Siena (Catholicism)
Feast of Saint Hugh of Cluny (Catholicism)
Feast of Saint Robert (Catholicism)
Feast of Saints Theodora and Didymus (Catholicism)
Greenery Day (Japan) - 1989-2006 - formerly The Emperor's Birthday
People born on April 29th are Taurus
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