On This Day

What Happened on April 29, 2018

Historical Events

Film & TV History

Animated series "The Simpsons" surpasses 635-episode count of "Gunsmoke"'; highest number of episodes of any series on TV

Sports History

Spanish tennis great Rafael Nadal equals his Open-era record for most wins at the same event (11 Monte Carlo) with his 11th Barcelona ATP title

  • Sweden's official Twitter account confirms Swedish meatballs actually originated in Turkey
  • UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd resigns amid immigration scandal involving the Windrush generation

Famous Deaths

  • Michael Martin, British politician and Speaker of the House of Commons (2000-09), dies at 72
  • Robert Mandan, American actor best known for his role as Chester Tate in US sitcom "Soap", dies at 86
2018 Highlights

About April 29, 2018

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus