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Friday April 29, 2022

April 29: Day of the Week

April 29, 2022 was the 119th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 246 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.

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Here’s the April calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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April 29 Historical Event(s)

  • 1483
    Gran Canaria, the main of the Canary Islands is conquered by the Kingdom of Castile, very important step in the expansion of Spain.
  • 1672
    Franco-Dutch War: Louis XIV of France invades the Netherlands.
  • 1861
    American Civil War: Maryland’s House of Delegates votes not to secede from the Union.
  • 1862
    American Civil War: New Orleans, Louisiana falls to Union forces under Admiral David Farragut.
  • 1916
    World War I: The British 6th Indian Division surrenders to Ottoman Forces at the Siege of Kut in one of the largest surrenders of British forces up to that point.
  • 1945
    The Dachau concentration camp is liberated by United States troops.
  • 1951
    Tibetan delegates to the Central People’s Government arrive in Beijing and draft a Seventeen Point Agreement for Chinese sovereignty and Tibetan autonomy.
  • 1967
    After refusing induction into the United States Army the day before (citing religious reasons), Muhammad Ali is stripped of his boxing title.
  • 1975
    Vietnam War: Operation Frequent Wind: The U.S. begins to evacuate U.S. citizens from Saigon prior to an expected North Vietnamese takeover. U.S. involvement in the war comes to an end.
  • 2004
    Oldsmobile builds its final car ending 107 years of production.

Who were born on April 29?

  • 1667
    John Arbuthnot, English physician and satirist (d. 1735)
  • 1686
    Peregrine Bertie, 2nd Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, English statesman (d. 1742)
  • 1868
    Alice Keppel, English socialite and mistress of King Edward VII (d. 1947)
  • 1882
    H. N. Werkman, Dutch artist and printer (d. 1945)
  • 1942
    Galina Kulakova, Soviet cross country skier
  • 1952
    Bob McClure, American baseball player
  • 1952
    Nora Dunn, American actress
  • 1982
    Travis Smith, American drummer (Trivium)
  • 1983
    David Lee, American basketball player
  • 1984
    Firass Dirani, Australian actor

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