Historical Events on April 29th, 1997

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Candide" opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 103 performances
  • 43rd British Academy Television Awards: "Only Fools and Horses" Best Comedy, "EastEnders" Best Drama
  • 50th British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "The English Patient" Best Film, Joel & Ethan Coen Best Director
  • KC Royal Chili Davis is 75th to hit 300 HRs
  • The Chemical Weapons Convention of 1993 comes into force, outlaws production, stockpiling and use of chemical weapons among its signatories.