Historical Events In 1929
Sunday, 19 January 2020
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 Bethel Leslie, NYC, entertainer (Capt Newman MD, Rabbit Trap) in the year 1929.
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 On this day in history charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck forms Dutch govt
Aug 07 Don Larsen, pitcher (NY Yankees), on what must have been a perfect day on this day in history.
Aug 08 1st airship flight around Earth flying eastward begins on this day in history.
Aug 08 German airship Graf Zeppelin begins a round-the-world flight in the year 1929.
Aug 08 Salem Oregon airport dedicated in the year 1929.
Aug 09 In the year 1929 heinrich Zille, German cartoonist (Simplicissimus), dies at 71
Aug 10 Aletta Henriette Jacobs, 1st Dutch female doctor/feminist, dies at 75 on this day in history.
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 Grover Alexander beats Phils 7-1 for his 373rd & last NL win on this day in history.
Aug 11 Babe Ruth becomes 1st to hit 500 homers (off Willis Hudlin of Cleve) in the year 1929.
Aug 13 Augustyn Bloch, composer on this day in history.
Aug 14 Hewlett Thompson, Bishop of Exeter on this day in history.
Aug 14 Jewish Agency for Palestine forms in the year 1929.
Aug 16 In the year 1929 bill Evans, US jazz pianist
Aug 16 Frank Valentine Van der Stucken, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1929.
Aug 18 In the year 1929 hugues Aufray, French singer
Aug 19 Sergei P Diaghilev, Russia, dance master (Imperial Ballet), dies at 57 on this day in history.
Aug 20 In the year 1929 1st airship flight around Earth flying eastward completed
Aug 20 In the year 1929 first airship flight around the Earth flying eastward completed
Aug 20 Norma Connolly, Boston, Mass, actress (Ruby Anderson-General Hospital) on this day in history.
Aug 21 On this day in history ahmed "Kathy" Kathrada, leader of S Afr Communist Party
Aug 21 In the year 1929 chicago Cardinals become 1st pro football team to train out of town
Aug 22 Otto Liman von Sanders, German general in Turkey (WW I), dies at 74 in the year 1929.
Aug 23 Arabs attack Jews in Israel on this day in history.
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 Graf Zeppelin passes over SF for LA after trans-Pacific voyage in the year 1929.
Aug 26 On this day in history 1st US roller coaster built