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29 April

Max Fabiani Foto: BoBo

In 1429 Joan of Arc led Orleans, France, to victory over Britain.

In 1813 rubber was patented by J. F. Hummel.

In 1865 Max Fabiani, a cosmopolitan trilingual Italian - Austrian - Slovenian architect, is born. Fabiani designed several important buildings in the Slovenian capital, including the Mladika building (a school for girls), which is now the seat of the Slovenian Foreign Ministry.

In 1945 the American troops liberate the Nazi concentration camp Dachau, in which the Nazis killed hundreds of thousands of people, mostly Jews and Slavs.

In 1957 the American actor Daniel Day-Lewis is born.

In 1958 the American actress Michelle Pfeiffer is born.

In 1970 the American actress Uma Thurman is born.

In 1980, at the age of 80 English film director and master of horror Alfred Hitchcock dies. His most famous films are Birds, Rear Window, Psycho and Rebecca.

MUSIC HISTORY

2007 - Avril Lavigne with her album 'The Best Damn Thing' is at the top of the American charts.

2007 - Arctic Monkeys ist No. 1 on the UK album chart with album 'Favourite Worst Nightmare'.

BORN ON THIS DAY

1899 - Duke Ellington, jazz giant.

1928 - Carl Edward Gardner, American singer and founder of The Coasters ('Yakety yak').

1949 - Francis Rossi, guitar and vocals in Status Quo (1977 'Rockin' All Over The World').

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NA DANAŠNJI DAN

Leta 1429 je Ivana Orleanska osvobodila Orleans.

Leta 1813 je J. F. Hummel patentiral radirko.

Leta 1865 se je v Kobdilju pri Štanjelu rodil slovenski arhitekt Max Fabiani. S svojimi stvaritvami v Ljubljani in na Dunaju zavzema visoko mesto med pionirji moderne evropske arhitekture.

Leta 1945 so ameriške vojaške enote osvobodile nacistično taborišče Dachau, v katerem so nacisti ubili na stotisoče ljudi, predvsem Židov in Slovanov.

Leta 1957 se je rodil igralec Daniel Day-Lewis, leta 1958 igralka Michelle Pfeiffer, leta 1970 pa igralka Uma Thurman.

Leta 1980 je v 80. letu starosti umrl angleški filmski režiser, mojster grozljivk Alfred Hitchcock. Njegovi najbolj znani filmi so Ptiči, Dvoriščno okno, Psiho in Rebeka.

GLASBENA ZGODOVINA

2007 - Avril Lavigne je z albumom 'The Best Damn Thing' na vrhu ameriške lestvice.

2007 - Arctic Monkeys so na vrhu britanske lestvice z albumom 'Favourite Worst Nightmare'.

ROJENI NA DANAŠNJI DAN

1899 - velikan jazza Duke Ellington.

1928 - Carl Edward Gardner, pevec v skupini The Coasters ('Yakety yak').

1949 - Francis Rossi, pevec skupine Status Quo, (1977 'Rockin' All Over The World').

Vesna Danilovič Novak