April 29

April 29 is the 119th day of the Gregorian Calendar ( 120th in leap years), thus 246 days remain until the end of the year.

  • 2.1 Before the 19th century
  • 2.2 19th century
  • 2.3 20th century 2.3.1 1901-1950
  • 2.3.2 1951-2000
  • 3.1 Before the 19th century
  • 3.2 19th century
  • 3.3 20th century
  • 3.4 21st century


Politics and World Affairs


  • 2006: In Havana, Bolivia, Venezuela and Cuba sign trade agreement of the Peoples ( TCP), the Solidarity trade relations between the three countries established. The Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas is a counter-proposal of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez against the planned capitalist American Free Trade Agreement.

Science and Technology



  • 2011: London's Westminster Abbey to marry Prince William Mountbatten -Windsor and Catherine Elizabeth Middleton, who get awarded on this occasion the title of Duke of Cambridge.



Minor accidents are listed in the sub- items of disaster.


Entries of Athletics world records are located under the respective discipline under Athletics.


Before the 19th century

19th century

20th century




Before the 19th century

  • 0926: Burchard II, Duke of Swabia
  • 1121: Theoger of Sankt Georgen, Abbot of St. Georgen monastery reformer, Bishop of Metz
  • 1157: Robert Gruthuysen, second abbot of the Cistercian monastery of Clairvaux
  • 1380: Catherine of Siena, Italian mystic, Doctor of the Church and Holy
  • 1417: Ludwig II, Count of Anjou, King of Naples and Duke of Provence
  • 1541: John Gramann, German reformer and writer of hymns
  • 1642: Giles Hunnius the Younger, German Lutheran theologian
  • 1652: Heinrich von Wuthenau, German civil servant and occasional poet
  • 1676: Michiel de Ruyter, Dutch Admiral
  • 1658: Luc d' Achery, French librarian and historian
  • 1712: Juan Bautista José Cabanilles, Spanish organist and Baroque composer
  • 1750: Quirin Asam Egid, German plasterer and sculptor
  • 1790: Samuel Heinicke, educator and ' inventor ' of the German method of deaf education
  • 1792 Theobald Dillon, French military leader

19th century

20th century

21st Century

  • 2002: Sune Andersson, Swedish national football player and coach
  • 2002: Rob Walker, British racing team owner
  • 2004: Adam silk, German writer and gallerist
  • 2005: Otto Herbert Hajek, German sculptor and painter
  • 2006: John Kenneth Galbraith, American economist
  • 2007: Brigitte Krause, German actress
  • 2007: Ivica Račan, Croatian politician, Prime Minister
  • 2008: Albert Hofmann, Swiss chemist
  • 2008: Bo Yang, Chinese author
  • 2010: Hanns Heinz Porst, German entrepreneurs
  • 2011: Theofila Reich-Ranicki, German - Polish artist
  • 2012: Shukri Ghanim, Libyan politician

Holidays and observances

  • Religious observances St. Catherine of Siena, Italian nobleman, politician and theologian, mystic, Virgin and Doctor of the Church (Catholic, Anglican, Protestant: Evangelical Church and ELCA )
  • Name Days Catherine, Roswitha

More entries contains the list of commemorative and Action days.

  • Day
  • Day in April