It happened on this day, April 29


1827 – The Kasbah Palace Incident occurred when the Algerian ruler, Dey Hussein, slapped the French consul with a fan. As a result, France occupied Algeria.

1885 – Oxford University opens its doors to girls for the first time.

1891 – Ninomiya Chuhachi successfully pilots a model airplane with the power of rubber extrusion.

1912 – Coal mine explosion in Yubari, Hokkaido, kills 276 people.

1915 – The Italians are defeated at the Battle of Qardabiya in Libya, the greatest defeat they have suffered since their invasion of Libya in October 1911.


1949 – Japan receives approval from the International Olympic Committee to join the Olympic Games.

1986 – The funeral of Wallis, Duchess of Windsor, takes her to her final resting place alongside her husband, King Edward VIII, who abdicated the throne of the United Kingdom for her.

1988 – Muammar Gaddafi himself drives a bulldozer and demolishes the border point between Libya and Tunisia.

1991 – A powerful tropical cyclone hits Bangladesh, killing an estimated 138,000 people. A powerful earthquake hits Georgia, killing around 360 people, 20 days after Georgia declared its independence.

1992 – Wave of unrest in the city of Los Angeles after the acquittal of the police officers who tried to beat black citizen Rodney King. In the three days that followed, 54 people were killed and hundreds of buildings were destroyed.

2003 – The Kuwaiti National Assembly approved an amendment to the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development law allowing 25% of its profits to be invested in infrastructure projects in Kuwait.

2004 – US maritime forces begin to withdraw from the Iraqi city of Fallujah after heavy fighting.

✴️ Google, owner of the most famous search engine in the world, is offering shares worth $2.7 billion.

2009 – The Special International Tribunal for Lebanon decides to release the four officers detained in the case of the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.

2010 – The Belgian Parliament passes a text banning the wearing of the niqab in public places in Belgium, including the street.

2011 – The marriage of Prince William, eldest son of Charles, Prince of Wales, to Kate Middleton and Queen Elizabeth II gives them the title of Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

2013 – Six people were killed in a car bomb explosion in the Mezzeh neighborhood of Damascus, targeting the convoy of Prime Minister Wael Al-Halqi, who was not injured.

2014 – 14 children were killed and dozens more injured after mortar shells fell in the courtyard of the Sheikh Badr al-Din al-Hasani Institute in the Shaghur neighborhood of Damascus.

2015 – 2015 ين الأمير محمد بن نايف بن عبد العزيز آل سعود ولياً للعهد والأمير محم د بن سلمان بن عبد العزيز آل سعود ولياً لولي العهد، وذلك بأمر من الملك سلمان بن عبد العزيز آل سعود ملك Saudi Arabia.

2017 – Turkish authorities block the country's Wikipedia due to the inclusion of information that Turkey is considered a supporter of terrorist groups.

2018 – FC Barcelona is officially crowned the Spanish Football League title for the year 2017-18, making it the twenty-fifth title won by the club in this league.

2021 – 45 people were killed in a stampede during a religious festival on Mount Jarmaq in Israel.



1818 – Tsar Alexander II, 16th Emperor of Russia in the Russian Empire.

1826 – Rachel Henning, Australian writer of English origin.

1854 – Henri Poincaré, French mathematician and physicist.

1863 – Constantin Cavafy, Greek poet.

1893 – Harold Urey, American chemist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1934.

1894 – Zaki Tulaimat, Egyptian actor, director and author.

1901 – Emperor Hirohito, emperor of Japan.

1906 – Gustava Einer, Austrian paleontologist.

1940 – Peter Diamond, American economist who won the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 2010.

1949 – Maryam Al-Ghamdi, Saudi actress. 1954 – Jerry Seinfeld, American actor.

1955 – Wendy Lee, American actress.

** Hamdi Al-Wazir, Egyptian actor.

1957 – Daniel Day-Lewis, English actor.

1958 – Michelle Pfeiffer, American actress.

1961 – Mihiko Tachiki, Japanese voice actor.

1965 – Steven Bloom, American voice actor.

1969 – Paul Adelstein, American actor.

1970 – Uma Thurman, American actress. André Agassi, American tennis player.

1973 – Talal Al-Sidr, Saudi actor.

1977 – Mashael Shaddad, Kuwaiti actress.

1979 – Lee Dong-guk, South Korean footballer.

1981 – George McCartney, Northern Irish footballer.

1986 – Abdullah Al-Dhafiri, Kuwaiti footballer.

1991 – Adam Smith, English footballer. Misaki Doi, Japanese tennis player

1994 – Christina Schakovits, German tennis player

1998 – Kimberly Birrell, Australian tennis player



1835 – Hussein Najaf, Iraqi jurist and poet.

1951 – Osman Bator, a Chinese Muslim of Kazakh origin who fought for the freedom of Kazakhstan.

1933 – Constantin Cavafy, Greek poet.

1937 – Norman Hapgood, American diplomat, biographer and journalist.

1980 – Alfred Hitchcock, English producer and director.

1992 – Shuaa Ibrahim Al-Mansour, Saudi linguist and short story writer.

2008 – Ismail Ibrahim Shatat, Palestinian poet.

2009 – Mohamed Salem Ould Adoud, Mauritanian scholar, jurist, linguist and poet.

2010 – Hashem Alameddine, Lebanese politician. Kamal Al-Helou, Lebanese actor.

2012 – Shukri Ghanem, Libyan politician and economist.

2014 – Bob Hoskins, English actor.

2017 – Mohamed Al-Akkari, Tunisian actor.

2020 – Irrfan Khan, Indian actor.

2021 – Nasr al-Din al-Bahra, Syrian writer.


Holidays and Occasions:

⬅️ International Dance Day.

⬅️ The start of Golden Week in Japan.

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