April 29: Day of the Week
April 29, 2019 is the 119th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 246 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is lundi.
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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.
- 1672Franco-Dutch War: Louis XIV of France invades the Netherlands.
- 1781American Revolutionary War: British and French ships clash in the Battle of Fort Royal off the coast of Martinique.
- 1864Theta Xi fraternity is founded at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the only fraternity to be founded during the Civil War.
- 1882The “Elektromote” – forerunner of the trolleybus – is tested by Ernst Werner von Siemens in Berlin.
- 1916Easter Rebellion: Martial law in Ireland is lifted and the rebellion is officially over with the surrender of Irish nationalists to British authorities in Dublin.
- 1945The Italian commune of Fornovo di Taro is liberated from German forces by Brazilian forces.
- 1945World War II: The German Army in Italy unconditionally surrenders to the Allies.
- 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.
- 1968The controversial musical Hair opens on Broadway.
Who were born on April 29?
- 1784Samuel Turell Armstrong, American politician and acting Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1850)
- 1863Maria Theresa Ledochowska, Polish-Austrian Catholic nun (d. 1922)
- 1899Duke Ellington, American jazz pianist and bandleader (d. 1974)
- 1909Tom Ewell, American actor (d. 1994)
- 1936Lane Smith, American actor (d. 2005)
- 1956Ketil Stokkan, Norwegian singer
- 1970Uma Thurman, American actress
- 1975Béres Zoo, Hungarian radio DJ
- 1981Alex Vincent, American actor
- 1983Tommie Harris, American football player
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