What happend on 29.04 in history
2009The Big Shell incident occurs in the outer New York City Harbor in the fictional video game Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty.
2005Apple Computer releases Mac OS X v10.4.
2004Richard Cheney and George W. Bush testify before the 9/11 Commission in a closed, unrecorded hearing in the Oval Office.
2002The United States is re-elected to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights, one year after losing the seat it had held for 50 years.
1997The Chemical Weapons Convention of 1993 enters into force, outlaws the production, stockpiling and use of chemical weapons among its signatories.
19921992 Los Angeles riots: Riots in Los Angeles, California, follow the acquittal of police officers charged with excessive force in the beating of Rodney King. Over the next three days 54 people are killed and hundreds of buildings are destroyed.
1975Vietnam War: Operation Frequent Wind â€“ The last U.S. citizens begin evacuation from Saigon prior to an expected North Vietnamese takeover. United States involvement in the war comes to an end.
1974Watergate Scandal: President Richard Nixon announces the release of edited transcripts of White House tape recordings related to the scandal.
1970Vietnam War: United States and South Vietnamese forces invade Cambodia to hunt Viet Cong.
1969Jazz musician Duke Ellington receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
1967After refusing induction into the United States Army the day before (citing religious reasons), Muhammad Ali is stripped of his boxing title.
1946Former Prime Minister of Japan Hideki Tojo and 28 former Japanese leaders are indicted for war crimes.
1945World War II: The German Army in Italy unconditionally surrenders to the Allies.
1945World War II: Start of Operation Manna.
1945Adolf Hitler marries his long-time partner Eva Braun in a Berlin bunker and designates Admiral Karl DÃ¶nitz as his successor.
1945Holocaust: The Dachau concentration camp is liberated by United States troops.
1944"Dancing Romeo," the last Our Gang film, premiers.
1916Easter Rebellion: Martial law in Ireland is lifted and the rebellion is officially over with the surrender of Irish nationalists to British authorities in Dublin.
1910Andrew Fisher becomes Prime Minister of Australia for the second time.
1903A 30 million cubic-metre landslide kills 70 in Frank, Alberta, Canada.
1862American Civil War: New Orleans falls to Union forces under Admiral David Farragut.
1861American Civil War: Maryland's House of Delegates votes not to secede from the Union
1854The Ashmun Institute is officially chartered, becoming the first college for African American students.
1770James Cook arrives at and names Botany Bay, Australia.
1672Franco-Dutch War: Louis XIV of France invades the Netherlands.
1429Battle of OrlÃ©ans: French troops led by Joan of Arc lifted the English siege of OrlÃ©ans, a turning point in the Hundred Years' War.