April 29: Day of the Week
April 29, 2022 is the 119th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 246 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is 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.
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)
- 1429Joan of Arc arrives to relieve the Siege of Orleans.
- 1781American Revolutionary War: British and French ships clash in the Battle of Fort Royal off the coast of Martinique.
- 1916World 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.
- 1946The International Military Tribunal for the Far East convenes and indicts former Prime Minister of Japan Hideki Tojo and 28 former Japanese leaders for war crimes.
- 1951Tibetan delegates to the Central People’s Government arrive in Beijing and draft a Seventeen Point Agreement for Chinese sovereignty and Tibetan autonomy.
- 1953The first U.S. experimental 3D-TV broadcast showed an episode of Space Patrol on Los Angeles ABC affiliate KECA-TV.
- 1967After refusing induction into the United States Army the day before (citing religious reasons), Muhammad Ali is stripped of his boxing title.
- 1968The controversial musical Hair opens on Broadway.
- 1975Vietnam 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.
- 2004Oldsmobile builds its final car ending 107 years of production.
Who were born on April 29?
- 1745Oliver Ellsworth, 3rd Chief Justice of the United States (d. 1807)
- 1920Harold Shapero, American composer
- 1925Iwao Takamoto, American animator, producer and film director (d. 2007)
- 1934Pedro Pires, 3rd President of Cape Verde
- 1948Bruce Cutler, American attorney
- 1955Kate Mulgrew, American actress
- 1955Leslie Jordan, American actor
- 1974Pascal Cygan, French footballer
- 1975Eric Koston, Thai American professional skateboarder
- 1977Rocío Carrasco, Spanish TV host and socialite
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