Historical Events for 29th April 2022

1930 – 123 runs are scored in 7 major league games
1931 – Cleveland Indians pitcher Wes Ferrell no-hits St Louis Browns, 9-0
1945 – German armies in Italy sign an unconditional surrender to the Western Allies to be carried out on 2 May
1964 – US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1982 – Alfredo Magana elected President of El Salvador
1992 – Sheena Easton collapses on stage while performing in “Man of LaMancha”
2004 – Dick Cheney and George W. Bush testify before the 9/11 Commission in a closed, unrecorded hearing in the Oval Office
2018 – Sweden’s official Twitter account confirms Swedish meatballs actually originated in Turkey
2020 – Fire at an Icheon warehouse, South Korea, kills 38
2021 – World’s longest pedestrian bridge at 516 metres (1,700 feet) opens inside northern Portugal’s Arouca Geopark

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