On This Day

What Happened on April 29, 2018

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


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Animated series "The Simpsons" surpasses "Gunsmoke"'s 635-episode count to have highest episode count of any series on TV

Fictional TV Character Homer Simpson
Fictional TV Character
Homer Simpson
Actor Hank Azaria
Actor
Hank Azaria

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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

Tennis Champion Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion
Rafael Nadal
  • 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