Historical Events In 1929
Sunday, 05 July 2020
Aug 01 Syd Gregory, cricketer (Australian captain pre-WWI), dies on this day in history.
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 60,000 SA'ers/SS'ers march by Munich on this day in history.
Aug 04 Yasser Arafat, leader (Palestine Liberation Organization) on this day in history.
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 in the year 1929.
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 In the year 1929 salem Oregon airport dedicated
Aug 09 In the year 1929 heinrich Zille, German cartoonist (Simplicissimus), dies at 71
Aug 10 In the year 1929 aletta Henriette Jacobs, 1st Dutch female doctor/feminist, dies at 75
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 in the year 1929.
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 Augustyn Bloch, composer in the year 1929.
Aug 14 On this day in history hewlett Thompson, Bishop of Exeter
Aug 14 In the year 1929 jewish Agency for Palestine forms
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 in the year 1929.
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) in the year 1929.
Aug 21 In the year 1929 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 Arabs attack Jews in Israel in the year 1929.
Aug 23 Charles Van de Woestijne, Flemish writer/poet (God on Sea), dies in the year 1929.
Aug 24 43rd US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Phoebe H Watson (64 62) on this day in history.
Aug 25 On this day in history frederick Burton, cricketer (Australian wicketkeeper 1886-87), dies
Aug 25 In the year 1929 graf Zeppelin passes over SF for LA after trans-Pacific voyage
Aug 26 In the year 1929 1st US roller coaster built