Historical Events In 1929
Friday, 16 November 2018
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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1929 yasser Arafat, leader (Palestine Liberation Organization)
Aug 07 Charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck forms Dutch govt on this day in history.
Aug 07 Don Larsen, pitcher (NY Yankees), on what must have been a perfect day in the year 1929.
Aug 08 1st airship flight around Earth flying eastward begins in the year 1929.
Aug 08 German airship Graf Zeppelin begins a round-the-world flight in the year 1929.
Aug 08 Salem Oregon airport dedicated on this day in history.
Aug 09 On this day in history heinrich Zille, German cartoonist (Simplicissimus), dies at 71
Aug 10 Aletta Henriette Jacobs, 1st Dutch female doctor/feminist, dies at 75 in the year 1929.
Aug 10 Canadian National Railways place in service the first road diesel electric passenger locomotive. This consisted of two units, weighing a total of 335 tons on this day in history.
Aug 10 Grover Alexander beats Phils 7-1 for his 373rd & last NL win on this day in history.
Aug 11 In the year 1929 babe Ruth becomes 1st to hit 500 homers (off Willis Hudlin of Cleve)
Aug 13 Augustyn Bloch, composer in the year 1929.
Aug 14 In the year 1929 hewlett Thompson, Bishop of Exeter
Aug 14 Jewish Agency for Palestine forms on this day in history.
Aug 16 Bill Evans, US jazz pianist in the year 1929.
Aug 16 In the year 1929 frank Valentine Van der Stucken, composer, dies at 70
Aug 18 On this day in history hugues Aufray, French singer
Aug 19 In the year 1929 sergei P Diaghilev, Russia, dance master (Imperial Ballet), dies at 57
Aug 20 1st airship flight around Earth flying eastward completed on this day in history.
Aug 20 First airship flight around the Earth flying eastward completed in the year 1929.
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 on this day in history.
Aug 22 Otto Liman von Sanders, German general in Turkey (WW I), dies at 74 on this day in history.
Aug 23 In the year 1929 arabs attack Jews in Israel
Aug 23 In the year 1929 charles Van de Woestijne, Flemish writer/poet (God on Sea), dies
Aug 24 43rd US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Phoebe H Watson (64 62) in the year 1929.
Aug 25 On this day in history frederick Burton, cricketer (Australian wicketkeeper 1886-87), dies
Aug 25 On this day in history graf Zeppelin passes over SF for LA after trans-Pacific voyage
Aug 26 On this day in history 1st US roller coaster built