April 29 in History
1784April 29, 1784:
Piano Sonata No. 13, created by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, premieres. The event took place at the Austrian city of Linz.
1826April 29, 1826: James Dunlop, a Scottish astronomer, discovers the galaxy known as Centaurus A. It is sometimes referred to as the Caldwell 77 or NGC 5128
1852April 29, 1852:
The first edition of Roget's Thesaurus, generated by British lexicographer Peter Mark, is published. The edition has 15,000 words.
1959April 29, 1959:
Ronnie Hawkins begins the recording of his song titled "Mary Lou".
1985April 29, 1985:
British singer Freddie Mercury issues his maiden solo album titled “Mr. Bad Guy”.
1992April 29, 1992:
Emilio Estevez, an award-winning actor, marries American entertainer, Paula Abdul.
1995April 29, 1995:
Rap superstar, Tupac Shakur weds American actress, Keisha Morris. The ceremony took place in the Clinton Correctional Facility where the rapper is serving his four and a half years jail sentence.
1997April 29, 1997:
American rock ensemble, Lynyrd Skynyrd drops their 9th studio album entitled “Twenty”. It is to mark the death of three of its members who lost their lives in a plane accident.
2003April 29, 2003:
The movie titled “Only The Strong Survive” is first shown in the city of New York. It stars some famous celebrities like Wilson Pickett and Rufus Thomas.
2014April 29, 2014:
“Willie's Bar and Grill”, a memoir by Midnight Oil’s Rob Hirst is published. The work talks about the band’s tour to North America after the September 11 disaster.