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Know what happened on 29th April


Importance of 29th April in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 29th April special in the world history.

1993
The Queen announced that Buckingham Palace would open to the public for the first time to raise funds to repair Windsor Castle.
Great Britain
1958
The musical ‘My Fair Lady’ opened in London .
Great Britain
1933
Death of Constantine Cavafy, Greek poet .
Greece
1907
Birth of Fred Zinnemann director of High Noon (1952), From Here to Eternity (1953) and A Man for All Seasons (1966).
Austria
1899
Birth of Duke Ellington, American band leader.
United States
1884
Oxford University agreed to allow female students to sit examinations, but they would not be awarded degrees
Great Britain
1879
Birth of Sir Thomas Beecham, British conductor.
Great Britain
1868
Birth of Alice Keppel, mistress of King Edward VII
Great Britain
1776
Death of Edward Wortley Montagu, inveterate traveller and a complete rogue, one of England's more colourful 18th century characters.
Great Britain
1770
Captain Cook anchors in, and names, Botany Bay on the East coast of Australia.
Australia
1769
Birth of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, who led the British in their defeat of Napoleon and later became Prime Minister.
Ireland
1707
Death of George Farquar, Irish playright.
Ireland
1658
Death of John Cleveland, English poet .
Great Britain
1559
Acts of Supremacy passed in Parliament, ending papal jurisdiction over England & Wales; established Church of England
Great Britain
0711
Tariq ibn-Ziyad's army lands at Gibraltar and begins the invasion of Spain by the Moors.
Morocco
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