Today in History for 29th April 2019

Historical Events

1784 – Premiere of Mozart’s Sonata in B flat, K454 (Vienna)
1813 – Ist US Rubber patent granted to Jacob F Hummel
1910 – Ex-US President Theodore Roosevelt visits Amsterdam
1961 – ABC’s “Wide World of Sports” debuts
1963 – LPGA Titleholders Championship, Augusta CC: Marilynn Smith beats Mickey Wright by 1 shot in 18-hole playoff
1976 – Minister Irene Vorrink begins fluoridating Dutch drinking water

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Famous Birthdays

1907 – Tino Rossi, Ajaccio France, singer (Deux Amours, Marlene)
1922 – Parren J Mitchell, (Rep-D-MD, 1971- )
1950 – Debbie Stabenow, American politician
1960 – Joseph Guzaldo, actor (Stir Crazy), born in Chicago, Illinois
1968 – Browning Nagle, NFL quarterback (NY Jets, Atlanta Falcons)
1977 – Claus Jensen, Danish footballer

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Famous Deaths

1743 – Charles-Irénée Castel de Saint-Pierre, French writer (b. 1658)
1813 – Christian Danner, German violinist and composer, dies at 55
1905 – Ignatio Cervantes, Cuban pianist and composer (Danzas Cubanas), dies at 57
1936 – Florentinus M Wibaut, Amsterdam social alderman, dies at 76
1979 – Julia Perry, American composer (Soul Symphony), dies at 55
2010 – Johannes Fritsch, German composer, dies at 68

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