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In the Gregorian Calendar, April 29 is the 119th
(hundredth – nineteenth) day of the year.

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Quote of the Day…

The devil is optimistic if he thinks he can make men worseTelevision has done a lot for psychiatry: it has not only publicized its existence, but has also contributed to making it necessary.

— Alfred Hitchcock
British film director (died April 29, 1980).

Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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Events that Happened “Such a Day as Today” / Image Credit: Gerd Altmann

April 29 – A Day as Today – Events

  • 1091: Byzantine Emperor Alexios I Komnenos, together with his Cuman allies, defeat the Pechenegs at the Battle of Levounion.
  • 1429: Joan of Arc liberates Orleans
  • 1483: Gran Canaria is conquered by the kingdom of Castile, which was an important advance in the future expansion of Spain.
  • 1521: the conquest of Mexico begins in the city of Tenochtitlán, initiated by the Spanish adventurer Hernán Cortes and his army.
  • 1587: Francis Drake attacks Cádiz, destroying the Spanish fleet moored in the bay.
  • 1624: in France, Cardinal Richelieu assumes the position of minister of Luis XIII.
  • 1729: in Spain, Felipe V makes the Mozos de Veciana, better known throughout Catalonia as Mozos de Escuadra, an official institution.
  • 1814: in Spain, in the framework of the Spanish War of Independence, the French withdrew from Barcelona.
  • 1833: in Asturias (Spain), the infant Carlos María Isidro refuses to recognize his niece Isabel II of Spain as queen, giving rise to the First Carlist War.
  • 1875: Portugal passes the law that abolishes slavery in all overseas provinces.
  • 1876: In the United Kingdom, Parliament grants Queen Victoria the title of Empress of India.
  • 1882: in Berlin (Germany), Ernst Werner von Siemens tests the elektromote (predecessor of the trolleybus).
  • 1899: Belgian driver Camille Jenatzy sets a car speed record of 105.88 km / h aboard his vehicle, La Jamais Contente.
  • 1894: the battleship SMS Kurfürst Friedrich Wilhelm assigned to the Kaiserliche Marine.
  • 1900: Extremadura was launched in Spain, the first Spanish warship after the destruction of the squadron in Cuba in 1898.
  • 1900: at the Universal Exhibition in Paris an accident occurs when the poles holding a balloon collapse, with a tragic toll of nine deaths.
  • 1900: Viking Blood, an opera in four acts by Peter Lange-Müller, is premiered in Copenhagen.
  • 1901: at the University of Budapest violent clashes break out between Jewish and anti-Semitic students.
  • 1901: the opera L’Ouragan is premiered in Paris, the result of the cooperation of Émile Zola and Alfred Bruneau.
  • 1902: In the United States, Congress votes, and President Roosevelt signs a law that prohibits Chinese immigration from the Philippines (then American protectorate).
  • 1903: In Frank, Alberta, Canada, a landslide of 30 million cubic meters kills 70 people.
  • 1905: in Russia an edict of tolerance with religious minorities is published.
  • 1910: in Australia, a Labor government is formed, chaired by Andrew Fisher.
  • 1916: in Kut (Iraq) – on the left bank of the Tigris River, about 160 km southeast of Baghdad – the Sixth Indian Division (of the British army) surrenders to the Turkish army, which takes 10,000 prisoners.
  • 1922: in Spain, Santiago Ramón y Cajal retires from his academic duties and is appointed honorary rector of the University of Madrid.
  • 1923: in Spain the last elections of deputies to Cortes of the Spanish monarchy are held before the Civil War.
  • 1923: in Germany Rainer Maria Rilkee publishes her Elegies of Duino.
  • 1924: in Spain, the central governing body of the Patriotic Union party establishes its headquarters in the Ministry of the Interior.
  • 1926: France and the United States sign an agreement on war debts.
  • 1927: Spain and Portugal inaugurate the Madrid-Lisbon-Seville airline.
  • 1931: in Spain, the provisional government of the Second Republic dissolves the military orders.
  • 1931: in Spain, the Council of Ministers agrees to authorize the use of Catalan in primary schools in Catalonia.
  • 1935: in Seville (Spain) it happens the first day of the violent Events of Aznalcóllar.
  • 1935: the First Cycling Tour of Spain begins in Spain.
  • 1937: in Spain, Franco appoints Pilar Primo de Rivera national delegate of the Women’s Section.
  • 1938: France and the United Kingdom, when renewing the «Franco-British entente», put the accent on the obligations of both countries with respect to Czechoslovakia.
  • 1939: Law No. 6334 is enacted in Chile, creating CORFO and the Reconstruction and Relief Corporations.
  • 1941: Iraqis cut the pipeline that fed the British armies.
  • 1942: Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini meet at the Klessheim Palace (Germany).
  • 1945: in the framework of the Second World War, the Nazi army in Italy unconditionally surrenders to the allies.
  • 1945: in his Berlin bunker, Adolf Hitler marries Eva Braun (they will commit suicide the next day) and designates Admiral Karl Doenitz as his successor.
  • 1945: in Dachau (north of Munich), American troops liberate the Dachau concentration camp.
  • 1946: In Tokyo, Japan, the process against former Prime Minister Hideki Tōjō and 28 other most responsible for war crimes during World War II begins.
  • 1948: the Madrid city council annexes the towns of Carabanchel Alto and Bajo.
  • 1951: in Spain, the footballer Ladislao Kubala (new player of the F. C. Barcelona team), officially appears in a Cup match against Sevilla, which he defeats 2-1.
  • 1955: in Italy, the Christian Democrat Giovanni Gronchi succeeds Luigi Einaudi as president, with the support of socialists and communists.
  • 1961: Westward Television begins its broadcasts in the southwest of England, the first ITV channel to broadcast in that area.
  • 1962: in Barcelona the College of Architects of Catalonia and the Balearic Islands is inaugurated, built by Xavier Busquets in 1961 and decorated the exterior with three large friezes designed by Pablo Picasso.
  • 1965: Malta becomes the 18th member of the Council of Europe.
  • 1967: in the United States, the Government takes away from Muhammad Ali his title of boxing champion. The day before, he had refused to enter the army (citing religious reasons).
  • 1967: the AD Sagrada Familia de San José football club is founded in Costa Rica.
  • 1968: in Germany, five married men are ordained deacons.
  • 1968: on Broadway (New York) the controversial musical Hair is released.
  • 1969: in the municipal archive of Alba de Tormes important historical documents are located, among which is the text of the oath of King Alfonso VI in Santa Gadea.
  • 1970: in Paris, the general secretary of the Communist Party, the Spanish Santiago Carrillo, advocates the party’s alliance with intellectuals and students.
  • 1970: in the framework of the Vietnam War, invading US forces also invade Cambodia to hunt down Viet Cong.
  • 1972: in Guatemala, the novelist Miguel Ángel Asturias announces his willingness to run for the presidency.
  • 1974 – In the United States, President Richard Nixon announces the release of (revised) transcripts of the White House tape recordings related to the Watergate Scandal.
  • 1975: in Vietnam, after fourteen years of war with the invading United States, the “ceasefire” is signed.
  • 1977: at Madrid’s Teatro Príncipe, the Buenos Aires comedians from San Telmo premiere A Young Ladies Orchestra, by Jean Anouilh.
  • 1979: in Ecuador, the populist candidate Jaime Roldós wins the presidential elections.
  • 1980: in Kabul, Afghanistan, dozens of students die during anti-Soviet demonstrations.
  • 1981: in northern Lebanon, Syria installs anti-aircraft missiles.
  • 1983: the Argentine Military Junta considers all those disappeared in the “dirty war” for dead.
  • 1984: in Catalonia, Jordi Pujol (candidate of the Convergencia i Unió coalition), wins by an absolute majority in the regional elections.
  • 1986: in the central library of Los Angeles, a fire destroys 400,000 books.
  • 1987 – In the Federal Republic of Germany, President Richard von Weizsacker wins the Ataturk International Peace Prize.
  • 1987: in Uruguay signatures are collected to submit to a referendum the Ley de Punto Final that will provide amnesty for the crimes of the last dictatorship.
  • 1988: in the Kremlin (Moscow), President Mikhail Gorbachev receives for the first time Pimen I (patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church).
  • 1991: Chittagong district (in southeastern Bangladesh) is devastated by a cyclone with winds of 250 km / h. About 138,000 people die, and about 10 million are left homeless.
  • 1991: the UN approves the self-determination of Western Sahara.
  • 1992: in Los Angeles, California, a court frees the policemen who beat Rodney King on March 3 of the previous year. In the next four days of race riots, 53 people will die in Los Angeles and other American cities.
  • 1992: in Spain, a judge indicts 11 people for the radioactive accident at the Hospital Clínico de Zaragoza, which claimed the lives of 19 patients.
  • 1994: in Spain, Luis Roldán (former director of the Civil Guard) fled.
  • 1994: in Spain deputies and former ministers Carlos Solchaga and José Luis Corcuera resign.
  • 1997: the International Convention on the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons enters into force, ratified by 87 of the 165 signatory states. Russia and Cuba do not subscribe to it.
  • 1998: in France, Roland Dumas (former Socialist Minister of Foreign Affairs), is prosecuted for a crime of “receiving and complicity in embezzlement of private funds.”
  • 1998: in Los Angeles (California), two days after the death of the Peruvian guru Carlos Castaneda (72), his five main followers and lovers disappear: Florinda Donner, Patricia Partin, Taisha Abelar, Kylie Lundahl and Talia Bey, to follow a pact of suicide in the desert. Only the body of Patricia Partin will be found, in February 2006, in Death Valley (California).
  • 1999: Víktor Chernomyrdin (Russia’s special envoy for the Balkans) travels to Belgrade with a new peace proposal negotiated with the main NATO countries.
  • 1999: in Spain, Mario Vargas Llosa, Miguel Frau, Enric Martí, Xavier Vidal-Folch and Walter Oppenheimer receive the annual Ortega y Gasset Journalism Awards.
  • 2003: in the city of Santa Fe (Argentina), the Salado river produces a very serious flood (23 deaths).
  • 2003: Libya accepts its civil responsibility in the terrorist attack that killed the 270 occupants of the Pan Am company plane that crashed in 1988 in the Scottish town of Lockerbie.
  • 2004: Aragon becomes the third Spanish community – after Navarra and the Basque Country – to recognize the right of homosexual couples to adopt children.
  • 2004: Ten invading US soldiers are killed in Iraq in various insurgent attacks; Throughout the month of April, the US occupation army has registered 126 casualties.
  • 2004: In the United States, Dick Cheney and George W. Bush testify before the 9/11 Commission in a closed, unrecorded hearing in the Oval Office.
  • 2004: in Lansing (United States) the Oldsmobile company builds its last car, after 107 years of production.
  • 2005: Syria completes its withdrawal from Lebanon, ending 29 years of occupation.
  • 2005: the first civil union between homosexuals takes place in New Zealand.
  • 2005: in Spain, Lieutenant Esther Yáñez González-Irún becomes the first woman in the history of the Spanish Navy to take command of a warship, the patrol boat Laya D.
  • 2005: in Spain, a report by the National Institute of Meteorology recognizes that the lack of rain has caused the greatest drought in the last 60 years in the Iberian Peninsula.
  • 2005: Chinese President Hu Jintao and Taiwanese nationalist leader Lien Chan hold a historic meeting to stop the island’s independence.
  • 2006: Bolivia, Cuba and Venezuela sign the Peoples’ Trade Agreement.
  • 2007: Demonstrations for the Republic are held in Turkey.
  • 2009: work is suspended in Mexico due to the H1N1 influenza epidemic.
  • 2010: Peruvian bolero singer Lucho Barrios offers what would be his last concert; he would pass away six days later.
  • 2011: the wedding between Prince William of Wales and Catherine Elizabeth Middleton is celebrated.
  • 2020: asteroid (52768) 1998 OR2 passed at a distance of 6.3 million kilometers from Earth.

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

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Who was Born “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Susanne Jutzeler

April 29 – A Day as Today – Births

  • 220 a. C .: Marco Pacuvio, Roman writer (f. 130 BC).
  • 1469: William II, German aristocrat (d. 1509).
  • 1665: James Butler, Irish statesman, aristocrat, and military man (d. 1745).
  • 1667: John Arbuthnot, English physician and writer (d. 1735).
  • 1679: Marc de Beauvau, prince of Craon, French aristocrat, viceroy of Tuscany (d. 1754).
  • 1727: Jean-Georges Noverre, French dancer (d. 1810).
  • 1762: Jean-Baptiste Jourdan, French military man and marshal (d. 1833).
  • 1780: Charles Nodier, French writer (d. 1844).
  • 1785 – Karl Drais, German inventor and researcher (d. 1851).
  • 1818: Alexander II, Russian tsar between 1855 and 1881 (d. 1818).
  • 1824: Francisco Pi y Margall, politician and writer, Spanish president (d. 1901).
  • 1837: Georges Boulanger, French military and politician (d. 1891).
  • 1838: Elisa Zamacois, Spanish soprano and actress (d. 1915).
  • 1850: George Murdoch, Canadian politician (d. 1910).
  • 1854: Henri Poincaré, French physicist and mathematician (d. 1912).
  • 1863: Constantino Cavafis, Greek poet (d. 1933).
  • 1863: William Randolph Hearst, American publisher (d. 1951).
  • 1867: Émile Dubois, French criminal (d. 1907).
  • 1869 – Mary Agnes Chase, American botanist, illustrator, and agronomist (d. 1963).
  • 1874: Samuel Alfred Mitchell, Canadian astronomer (d. 1960).
  • 1874: Karl Kraus, Austrian writer and journalist (d. 1936).
  • 1875: Rafael Sabatini, Italian-British writer (d. 1950).
  • 1876: Zauditu, Ethiopian empress (d. 1930).
  • 1879: Thomas Beecham, British conductor and musician (d. 1961).
  • 1880: Francisco Cossio Robelo, Mexican military and politician (d. 1948).
  • 1885: Egon Erwin Kisch, Czech journalist and reporter (d. 1948).
  • 1893: Harold Clayton Urey, American chemist, 1934 Nobel Prize winner (d. 1981).
  • 1894: Marietta Blau, Austrian physicist (d. 1970).
  • 1895: Malcolm Sargent, British conductor and musician (d. 1967).
  • 1899: Duke Ellington, American jazz musician (d. 1974).
  • 1901: Hirohito, Japanese emperor (d. 1989).
  • 1904: Pedro Vargas, Mexican singer (d. 1989).
  • 1906: Gustava Kahler, Austrian geologist (d. 1987).
  • 1907: Tino Rossi, French singer and actor (d. 1983).
  • 1907: Fred Zinnemann, Austrian filmmaker (d. 1997).
  • 1908: Jack Williamson, American writer (d. 2006).
  • 1909: Tom Ewell, American actor (d. 1994).
  • 1915: Donald Mills, American singer, one of the four Mills Brothers (f. 1999).
  • 1916: Ramón Amaya Amador, Honduran writer (d. 1966).
  • 1918: José Orlandis, Spanish historian and jurist (d. 2010).
  • 1918: Alfonso Bauer Paiz, Guatemalan politician (d. 2011).
  • 1919: Enrique Tejera Paris, Venezuelan politician, lawyer and diplomat (d. 2015).
  • 1922: Toots Thielemans, Belgian jazz guitarist, harmonica player and composer (d. 2016).
  • 1923: Irvin Kershner, American filmmaker (d. 2010).
  • 1925: John Compton, Saint Lucian Prime Minister (d. 2007).
  • 1925: Iwao Takamoto, American animator, producer and filmmaker (d. 2007).
  • 1926: Paul Baran, American scientist (d. 2011).
  • 1926: Eduardo Ricagni, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1929: Ray Barretto, American jazz musician (d. 2006).
  • 1929: Walter Kempowski, German writer (d. 2007).
  • 1930: Jean Rochefort, French actor (d. 2017).
  • 1930: Claus Ogerman, German composer and arranger (d. 2016).
  • 1931: Horacio Palma, Argentine tango singer (f. 2016).
  • 1933: Willie Nelson, American country music singer-songwriter and guitarist.
  • 1934: Luis Aparicio, Venezuelan baseball player.
  • 1934: Pedro Pires, Cape Verdean politician and prime minister.
  • 1936: Zubin Mehta, Indian conductor and musician.
  • 1936: Alejandra Pizarnik, Argentine writer (d. 1972).
  • 1937: Lluís Martínez i Sistach, metropolitan archbishop emeritus of Barcelona and cardinal.
  • 1938: Bernard Madoff, American stock investor and financier (d. 2021).
  • 1938: Klaus Voormann, German musician, record producer and artist.
  • 1940: Peter Diamond, American economist.
  • 1944: Benedicta of Denmark, Danish aristocrat.
  • 1944: Katarina Mazetti, Swedish writer and journalist.
  • 1945: Tammi Terrell, American singer (d. 1970).
  • 1946: Pipo Pescador, Argentine child singer-songwriter, theater director and writer.
  • 1950: Phillip Noyce, Australian filmmaker.
  • 1951: María Kosti, Spanish actress.
  • 1951 – Dale Earnhardt, American stock car driver.
  • 1954: Jerry Seinfeld, American comedian and actor.
  • 1955: Kate Mulgrew, American actress.
  • 1956: Karen Barad, American feminist physicist, philosopher and theorist.
  • 1957: Daniel Day-Lewis, British actor.
  • 1957: Timothy Treadwell, American ecologist (d. 2003).
  • 1958: Michelle Pfeiffer, American actress and singer.
  • 1958: Eve Plumb, American actress.
  • 1958: Martin Whitmarsh, American driver, director of the “Vodafone McLaren Mercedes” Formula 1 team.
  • 1959: Sandra Russo, Argentine journalist and writer.
  • 1960: Robert J. Sawyer, Canadian writer.
  • 1963: Manu García, Spanish guitarist, of the band Ángeles del Infierno.
  • 1965: Felipe Miñambres, Spanish soccer player and coach.
  • 1967: Master P, American rapper.
  • 1968: Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, Croatian politician, president of Croatia between 2015 and 2020.
  • 1969: Paul Adelstein, American actor.
  • 1969: Jack Mackenroth, American fashion designer, actor, presenter, activist and swimmer.
  • 1970: Andre Agassi, American tennis player.
  • 1970: Uma Thurman, American actress.
  • 1972: Leopoldo López, Venezuelan politician.
  • 1973: Fares Fares, Swedish-Assyrian actor.
  • 1973: David Belle, French athlete and actor, creator of parkour.
  • 1973: Johan Hegg, Swedish heavy metal singer, of the band Amon Amarth.
  • 1974: Anggun, Indonesian singer.
  • 1974: Pascal Cygan, French footballer.
  • 1974: Julian Knowle, Austrian tennis player.
  • 1975: Rafael Betancourt, Venezuelan baseball player.
  • 1977: Rocío Carrasco Mohedano, Spanish singer and actress.
  • 1978: Tony Armas, Jr., Venezuelan baseball player.
  • 1978: Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan, American tennis players.
  • 1978: Jason Hart, American basketball player.
  • 1979: Jo O’Meara, British singer, actress and dancer.
  • 1979: Ryan Sharp, Scottish pilot.
  • 1980: Kian Egan, Irish singer, of the band Westlife.
  • 1981: George McCartney, Northern Irish footballer.
  • 1981: Tom Smith, British composer, vocalist, keyboardist and guitarist, of the band Editors.
  • 1981: Franco Escamilla, Mexican comedian.
  • 1982: Carlos Martins, Portuguese soccer player.
  • 1983: Jay Cutler, American football player.
  • 1983: Semih Şentürk, Turkish footballer.
  • 1983: David Lee, American basketball player.
  • 1983: Sam Jones III, American actor.
  • 1987: Sara Errani, Italian tennis player.
  • 1987: Pim Balkestein, Dutch footballer.
  • 1989: Domagoj Vida, Croatian footballer.
  • 1996: Katherine Langford, Australian actress.
  • 2007: Sofía de Borbón, Infanta of Spain, daughter of King Felipe VI.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

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Who Left Us “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Katrina

April 29 – A Day as Today – Deaths

  • 1326: Blanca of Burgundy, queen consort of France and Navarre.
  • 1380: Catherine of Siena, religious and Italian Catholic saint.
  • 1417: Louis II of Naples, King of Naples (b.1377).
  • 1676: Michiel de Ruyter, Dutch admiral (b.1607).
  • 1707: George Farquhar, Irish playwright (b.1678).
  • 1738: Fray Francisco de Berganza y Arce, Benedictine religious and Spanish historian (b. 1663).
  • 1768: Georg Brandt, Swedish chemist and mineral scientist (b.1694).
  • 1793: John Michell, British scientist (b. 1724).
  • 1903: Paul du Chaillu, French explorer (b.1835).
  • 1909: Amalia Domingo Soler, Spanish-Cuban spiritist writer (b. 1835).
  • 1932: José Félix Uriburu, Argentine military and dictator.
  • 1933: Constantino Cavafis, Greek poet.
  • 1935 – Leroy Carr, American blues singer-songwriter and pianist (b.1905).
  • 1935: Facundo Perezagua, Spanish politician and trade unionist (b. 1860).
  • 1940: Rafael Berenguer Coloma, Spanish painter.
  • 1943: Ricardo Viñes, Spanish pianist (b. 1875).
  • 1944: Bernardino Machado, Portuguese President (b.1851).
  • 1945: Hermann Fegelein, Major General (Gruppenführer) of the Nazi SS (b.1906).
  • 1947: Irving Fisher, American economist.
  • 1951: Ludwig Wittgenstein, British philosopher of Austrian origin.
  • 1952: José Gálvez Ginachero, Spanish gynecologist (b. 1866).
  • 1953: Alice Prin, French model, singer and actress.
  • 1956: Wilhelm Ritter von Leeb, German military man (b. 1876).
  • 1959: Joaquín Blume, Spanish gymnast.
  • 1964: Francisco Barbado Viejo, Spanish bishop (b. 1890).
  • 1964: Wenceslao Fernández Flórez, Spanish writer and journalist.
  • 1967: J. B. Lenoir, American blues guitarist and singer.
  • 1967: Anthony Mann, American filmmaker.
  • 1980: Alfred Hitchcock, British filmmaker (b.1899).
  • 1984: Leny Eversong, Brazilian singer (b.1920).
  • 1993: Mick Ronson, British musician (b.1946).
  • 1994: Ignacio F. Iquino, Spanish filmmaker (b. 1910).
  • 1994: Russell Kirk, American writer (b.1918).
  • 1997: Julio Oyhanarte, Argentine lawyer and politician (b.1920).
  • 1998: Florinda Donner, Venezuelan writer and anthropologist (b. 1944).
  • 1999: Tulio Marambio, Chilean military and minister (b.1911).
  • 2000: Antonio Buero Vallejo, Spanish playwright and painter (b.1916).
  • 2003: María Muñoz, Argentine announcer, host and entertainer (b. 1968).
  • 2005: Mariana Levy, actress, singer and Mexican presenter (b. 1966).
  • 2006: John Kenneth Galbraith, Canadian-American economist (b.1908).
  • 2006: Antonio Beltrán Martínez, Spanish historian (b.1916).
  • 2007: Octavio Frias de Oliveira, Brazilian journalist and businessman (b.1912).
  • 2008: Albert Hofmann, Swiss chemist and intellectual (b.1906).
  • 2010: Juan Pascualli Gómez, Mexican engineer and politician (b.1950).
  • 2011: Walter Santoro, Uruguayan politician (b.1922).
  • 2012: Éric Charden, French-Vietnamese singer and songwriter.
  • 2012: Ervin Zádor, Hungarian water polo player (b.1935).
  • 2014: Bob Hoskins, British actor and producer (b.1942).
  • 2015: Jean François Casanovas, French-Argentine actor, theater director, dancer and choreographer (b.1949).
  • 2018: Luis García Meza Tejada, military, former divisional general and Bolivian politician, president of Bolivia between 1980 and 1981 (b.1929).
  • 2019: John Singleton, American filmmaker (b.1958).
  • 2020: Irrfan Khan, Indian film and television actor (b.1967).

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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April 29 – A Day as Today – Celebration

  • International Dance Day, established in 1982 by the International Dance Committee of the International Theater Institute (ITI / Unesco).
  • Argentina: Animal Day, in memory of the death in 1926 of the former president of the Society for the Protection of Animals, Dr. Ignacio Lucas Albarracín.
  • Spain (Teruel, Jorcas): festivities in honor of San Pedro Mártir.
  • Japan (since 1927): beginning of the traditional Golden Week.
  • Japan: arbor day.
  • Roman Empire: second day of the Floralias in honor of the goddess Flora.
  • Peru: Seller’s Day.
  • Bolivia: Seller’s Day.
  • Colombia: Arbor Day.

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

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Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today” / Image Credit: Peter H

April 29 – A Day as Today – Catholic Santoral

  • Saint Catherine of Siena
  • Saint Wilfred the Younger.
  • Saint Peter of Verona.
  • Saint Gaston of Arras
  • Saint Hugo of Cluny.
  • Saint Facundo de Olavarria.

What Sign of the Zodiac Rules those Born “A Day as Today”?

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April 29 – A Day as Today – Zodiac Sign

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