What Happened on April 29, 1903

Historical Events

  • Limestone slide at Turtle Mountain drops 30 million cubic metres (82 million tons) on to town of Frank, Alberta, Canada, kills 70-90 residents

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Parker, American singer (Arthur Godfrey Show; Masquerade Party), born in NYC, New York (d. 1999)
Born in 1903

Famous Deaths

  • Paul du Chaillu, French-American explorer who the 1st modern explorer to confirm existence of gorillas and pygmies, dies aged between 61-73
1903 Highlights

About April 29, 1903

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus