On This Day

What Happened on April 22, 1929

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Margaret Pereira, English forensic scientist (Nicholls and Pereira method), born in Bexley (d. 2017)
  • Michael Atiyah, English mathematician (Atiyah-Singer Index, Fields Medal 1966), born in London, England (d. 2019)
  • Robert Wade-Gery, British diplomat (High Commissioner to India 1982–87), born in Oxford (d. 2015)

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Lerolle, French painter, dies at 80
  • Ödön Mihalovich, Hungarian composer, dies at 86