Historical Events In 1929
Saturday, 23 March 2019
Aug 01 In the year 1929 syd Gregory, cricketer (Australian captain pre-WWI), dies
Aug 02 Phillies Don Hurst sets NL record of 6 consecutive games with a HR on this day in history.
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) in the year 1929.
Aug 07 In the year 1929 charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck forms Dutch govt
Aug 07 On this day in history don Larsen, pitcher (NY Yankees), on what must have been a perfect day
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 on this day in history.
Aug 08 In the year 1929 salem Oregon airport dedicated
Aug 09 Heinrich Zille, German cartoonist (Simplicissimus), dies at 71 on this day in history.
Aug 10 Aletta Henriette Jacobs, 1st Dutch female doctor/feminist, dies at 75 in the year 1929.
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) on this day in history.
Aug 13 Augustyn Bloch, composer on this day in history.
Aug 14 Hewlett Thompson, Bishop of Exeter in the year 1929.
Aug 14 On this day in history jewish Agency for Palestine forms
Aug 16 Bill Evans, US jazz pianist on this day in history.
Aug 16 On this day in history frank Valentine Van der Stucken, composer, dies at 70
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 First airship flight around the Earth flying eastward completed in the year 1929.
Aug 20 In the year 1929 norma Connolly, Boston, Mass, actress (Ruby Anderson-General Hospital)
Aug 21 In the year 1929 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 On this day in history 43rd US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Phoebe H Watson (64 62)
Aug 25 In the year 1929 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 1st US roller coaster built in the year 1929.