Monday, April 29, 2019
History for April 29 - On-This-Day.com
William Randolph Hearst 1863 - American newspaper magnate, newspaper publisher, Duke Ellington (Edward Kennedy) 1899 - Composer, pianist, big band leader, Hirohito (Emperor Showa) 1901 - 124th Japanese emperor, emperor from 1926 to 1989
Willie Nelson 1933 - Musician, singer - his family cites April 29, his birth certificate says April 30 at 12:30am, Dale Earnhardt 1951 - Father of race car driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jerry Seinfeld 1955 - Comedian, actor ("Seinfeld")
1913 - Gideon Sundback patented an all-purpose zipper.
1945 - The Nazi death camp, Dachau, was liberated.
1990 - The destruction of the Berlin Wall began.