On This Day

What Happened on April 29, 2012

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • International Chemical Weapons Convention deadline for chemical weapon stockpiles comes into effect

Famous Deaths

  • Amarillo Slim, American professional poker player, dies at 83
  • Jim McCrary, American photographer (album covers such as Tapestry, Ticket to Ride), dies of a chronic nervous system disorder at 72
  • Shukri Ghanem, Libyan Prime Minister, dies at 69