April 29: Day of the Week
April 29, 2019 was the 119th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 246 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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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)
- 1864Theta Xi fraternity is founded at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the only fraternity to be founded during the Civil War.
- 1903A 30 million cubic-metre landslide kills 70 in Frank, Alberta, Canada.
- 1945The Dachau concentration camp is liberated by United States troops.
- 1945World War II – Fuehrerbunker: Adolf Hitler marries his longtime partner Eva Braun in a Berlin bunker and designates Admiral Karl Dönitz as his successor. Both Hitler and Braun will commit suicide the next day.
- 1945World War II: The German Army in Italy unconditionally surrenders to the Allies.
- 1946Father Divine, a controversial religious leader who claims to be God, marries the much-younger Edna Rose Ritchings, a celebrated anniversary in the International Peace Mission movement.
- 1970Vietnam War: United States and South Vietnamese forces invade Cambodia to hunt Viet Cong.
- 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.
- 1997The Chemical Weapons Convention of 1993 enters into force, outlawing the production, stockpiling and use of chemical weapons by its signatories.
- 2011Wedding of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Kate Middleton.
Who were born on April 29?
- 1879Thomas Beecham, British conductor (d. 1961)
- 1901Hirohito, Emperor of Japan (d. 1989)
- 1932Joy Clements, American soprano (d. 2005)
- 1936Adolfo Nicolás, Spanish priest
- 1936Zubin Mehta, Indian-born conductor
- 1958Michelle Pfeiffer, American actress
- 1970Andre Agassi, American tennis player
- 1974Pascal Cygan, French footballer
- 1983Sam Jones III, American actor
- 1984Vasilis Xanthopoulos, Greek basketball player
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