Historical Events for 29th April 2021

1429 – Joan of Arc arrives at the siege of Orleans
1550 – Emperor Charles V gives inquisiters additional authority
1644 – Farm leader Li Zicheng becomes Emperor of China and flees Peking
1901 – Antisemitic riot in Budapest
1916 – Irish republicans abandon the post office in Dublin and surrender unconditionally, marking the end of the Easter Rising
1934 – Pittsburgh is last major league city to play a home game on a Sunday
1988 – Baltimore Orioles end their record 21-game losing streak by beating the White Sox 9-0
1990 – US 66th manned space mission STS 31 (Discovery 10) returns from space
2005 – New Zealand’s first civil union takes place
2016 – “H.O.L.Y” single released by Florida Georgia Line (Billboard Song of the Year 2016)

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