Historical Events In 1929
Wednesday, 17 July 2019
Aug 01 Syd Gregory, cricketer (Australian captain pre-WWI), dies in the year 1929.
Aug 02 In the year 1929 phillies Don Hurst sets NL record of 6 consecutive games with a HR
Aug 03 In the year 1929 bethel Leslie, NYC, entertainer (Capt Newman MD, Rabbit Trap)
Aug 04 On this day in history 60,000 SA'ers/SS'ers march by Munich
Aug 04 Yasser Arafat, leader (Palestine Liberation Organization) on this day in history.
Aug 07 In the year 1929 charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck forms Dutch govt
Aug 07 In the year 1929 don Larsen, pitcher (NY Yankees), on what must have been a perfect day
Aug 08 On this day in history 1st airship flight around Earth flying eastward begins
Aug 08 In the year 1929 german airship Graf Zeppelin begins a round-the-world flight
Aug 08 Salem Oregon airport dedicated in the year 1929.
Aug 09 Heinrich Zille, German cartoonist (Simplicissimus), dies at 71 in the year 1929.
Aug 10 On this day in history aletta Henriette Jacobs, 1st Dutch female doctor/feminist, dies at 75
Aug 10 On this day in history canadian National Railways place in service the first road diesel electric passenger locomotive. This consisted of two units, weighing a total of 335 tons.
Aug 10 In the year 1929 grover Alexander beats Phils 7-1 for his 373rd & last NL win
Aug 11 On this day in history babe Ruth becomes 1st to hit 500 homers (off Willis Hudlin of Cleve)
Aug 13 In the year 1929 augustyn Bloch, composer
Aug 14 Hewlett Thompson, Bishop of Exeter in the year 1929.
Aug 14 Jewish Agency for Palestine forms in the year 1929.
Aug 16 In the year 1929 bill Evans, US jazz pianist
Aug 16 In the year 1929 frank Valentine Van der Stucken, composer, dies at 70
Aug 18 In the year 1929 hugues Aufray, French singer
Aug 19 In the year 1929 sergei P Diaghilev, Russia, dance master (Imperial Ballet), dies at 57
Aug 20 In the year 1929 1st airship flight around Earth flying eastward completed
Aug 20 On this day in history first airship flight around the Earth flying eastward completed
Aug 20 Norma Connolly, Boston, Mass, actress (Ruby Anderson-General Hospital) in the year 1929.
Aug 21 On this day in history ahmed "Kathy" Kathrada, leader of S Afr Communist Party
Aug 21 Chicago Cardinals become 1st pro football team to train out of town in the year 1929.
Aug 22 On this day in history otto Liman von Sanders, German general in Turkey (WW I), dies at 74
Aug 23 In the year 1929 arabs attack Jews in Israel
Aug 23 Charles Van de Woestijne, Flemish writer/poet (God on Sea), dies in the year 1929.
Aug 24 In the year 1929 43rd US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Phoebe H Watson (64 62)
Aug 25 Frederick Burton, cricketer (Australian wicketkeeper 1886-87), dies in the year 1929.
Aug 25 In the year 1929 graf Zeppelin passes over SF for LA after trans-Pacific voyage
Aug 26 1st US roller coaster built in the year 1929.