Historical happenings

4/29/1853 Comet C/1853 G1 (Schweizer) approaches within 0.0839 AUs of Earth

4/29/1902 ~ Congress extends the Chinese Exclusion Act (of 1882) prohibiting immigration of Chinese laborers from territories to the mainland, a rule clearly aimed at Chinese in the Philippines

4/29/1927 ~   Construction of Spirit of St Louis (the monoplane which Charles Lindburgh was to fly across the Atlantic) is completed

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