On This Day

What Happened on April 29, 1944

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Raid by Dutch Resistance on the National Printing Office in The Hague to procure 10,000 Dutch identity cards.

Famous Birthdays

  • Benedikte, Danish princess/daughter of Frederik IX
  • Jim Hart, NFL quarterback (St Louis Cardinals), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • Richard Kline, American actor and director

Famous Deaths

  • Bernardino Machado, President of Portugal (1915–17, 1925–26), dies at 93
  • Billy Bitzer, American cinematography pioneer, dies at 72