On This Day

What Happened on April 29, 1936

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st pro baseball game in Japan is played Nagoya defeats Daitokyo, 8-5

Famous Birthdays

  • April Stevens, rock vocalist (Deep Purple), born in Niagara Falls, New York
  • Jacob Rothschild, English banker/multi-millionaire
  • Lane Smith, actor (Perry White-Lois & Clark), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Zubin Mehta, conductor (NY Philharmonic), born in Mumbai, India

Famous Deaths

  • Florentinus M Wibaut, Amsterdam social alderman, dies at 76