Today is Friday, April 29, the 119th day of 2022. There are 246 days left in the year.
On April 29, 1946 28 former Japanese officials were tried in Tokyo as war criminals; seven were eventually sentenced to death.
У 1429 Jeanne d’Arc entered besieged Orleans to lead the French victory over the British.
У 1916, The Easter uprising in Dublin collapsed when Irish nationalists surrendered to British rule.
У [1945[1945г during World War II American soldiers liberated the Dachau concentration camp. Adolf Hitler married Eva Braun in his “Führerbunker” and appointed Adm. Carl Denitz President.
У 1957 SM-1, the first military nuclear power plant, was lit at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.
У 1967 Aretha Franklin’s cover of Otis Redding’s song “Respect” was released as a single on Atlantic Records.
У 1991, a cyclone hit the South Asian country of Bangladesh; According to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, more than 138,000 people died as a result.
У 1992, a jury in Simi Valley, California, has acquitted four Los Angeles police officers on almost all state charges of beating motorist Rodney King, recorded on video; the verdicts were followed by riots in Los Angeles that killed 55 people.
У 1997, the global treaty banning chemical weapons came into force.
У 2008 Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has condemned his former pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, for what he called “destructive and destructive” remarks about race.
У 2010, The U.S. Navy has officially lifted the ban on serving women on submarines, saying the first women will come to service by 2012. The NCAA Board of Directors has approved a format of 68 teams for the men’s basketball tournament, which begins next season.
У 2011, British Prince William and Kate Middleton were married in a magnificent ceremony at London’s Westminster Abbey.
У 2020, The researchers announced the first effective treatment for coronavirus, the experimental antiviral drug remdezivir, which they said could accelerate the recovery of patients with COVID-19.