Historical Events for 29th April 2019

1905 – 2″ rain falls in 10 mins in Taylor, Texas
1910 – Ex-US President Theodore Roosevelt visits Amsterdam
1927 – Construction of Spirit of St Louis (the monoplane which Charles Lindburgh was to fly across the Atlantic) is completed
1943 – Noel Coward’s “Present Laughter” premieres in London
1945 – US Army liberates 31,601 in Nazi concentration camp in Dachau, Germany
1955 – Giovanni Gronchi elected third President of Italy
1971 – US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1981 – NFL Draft: South Carolina running back George Rogers first pick by New Orleans Saints
1987 – Chicago Cub Andre Dawson hits for cycle
1995 – Longest sausage ever, at 28.77 miles, made in Kitchener, Ontario

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