What Happened on April 29, 2015

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • German Measles is declared eradicated from North and South America - 1st world region to do so
  • Indonesia executes 8 prisoners, including 7 foreigners, for drug offences at Besi Prison on the island of Nusakambangan

Famous Deaths

  • Calvin Peete, PGA golfer (12 PGA wins), dies at 71
  • Jean Nidetch, American businesswoman and founder of Weight Watchers, dies at 91