Events occurring on Monday, April 29, 1940  
  United States-Great Britain Diplomatic Relations  
  Although the British explanation concerning the removal of German engineers from the Panamanian motor ship Don Juan at Port Said, Egypt on September 5, 1939 failed to satisfy the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Government nevertheless considered the incident closed “on the assumption that similar incidents will not be permitted to occur in the future."  
  The Royal Air Force  
  The Empire Air Training Scheme began in Canada, Australia and New Zealand. The effort was a massive, joint military aircrew training program created by the Great Britain, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.  
  April 1940 Calendar  
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