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Historical Events In 1929

Monday, 27 May 2019

Aug 01   Syd Gregory, cricketer (Australian captain pre-WWI), dies in the year 1929.  

Aug 02   Phillies Don Hurst sets NL record of 6 consecutive games with a HR in the year 1929.  

Aug 03   Bethel Leslie, NYC, entertainer (Capt Newman MD, Rabbit Trap) on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Aug 08   1st airship flight around Earth flying eastward begins on this day in history.  

Aug 08   In the year 1929 german airship Graf Zeppelin begins a round-the-world flight  

Aug 08   Salem Oregon airport dedicated on this day in history.  

Aug 09   In the year 1929 heinrich Zille, German cartoonist (Simplicissimus), dies at 71  

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   Grover Alexander beats Phils 7-1 for his 373rd & last NL win in the year 1929.  

Aug 11   Babe Ruth becomes 1st to hit 500 homers (off Willis Hudlin of Cleve) on this day in history.  

Aug 13   On this day in history augustyn Bloch, composer  

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   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   Hugues Aufray, French singer in the year 1929.  

Aug 19   On this day in history 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   On this day in history first airship flight around the Earth flying eastward completed  

Aug 20   On this day in history norma Connolly, Boston, Mass, actress (Ruby Anderson-General Hospital)  

Aug 21   Ahmed "Kathy" Kathrada, leader of S Afr Communist Party on this day in history.  

Aug 21   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   Frederick Burton, cricketer (Australian wicketkeeper 1886-87), dies on this day in history.  

Aug 25   In the year 1929 graf Zeppelin passes over SF for LA after trans-Pacific voyage  

Aug 26   On this day in history 1st US roller coaster built  

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Famous Birthdays In 1929

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Holling Gustav Vapor, character on Northern Exposure was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of art Prysock, jazz musician  

Jan 03   Marilyn Lloyd, (Rep-D-TN, 1975- ) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Sergio Leone, Italian, director (Fist Full of Dollars) was born in the year 1929.  

Jan 03   Ernst Mahle, Brazilian composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of amitai W Etzioni, US sociologist (Active Society)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of bobby Tulloch, ornithologist  

Jan 04   In the year 1929 birth of yayoi Kusama, Japanese artist, sculptor  

Famous Deaths In 1929

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Erich Wichman[n], Dutch fascist painter/sculptor, dies at 38 in the year 1929.  

Jan 06   Nicolas Nikolayevitch, grand-duke of Russia, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1929 henry Arthur Jones, English playwright (Silver King), dies at 77  

Jan 09   In the year 1929 heiner Muller, writer, dies  

Jan 11   Julio Antonio Mella, Cuban revolutionary, murdered at about 28 died on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Wyatt Earp, US marshall (OK Corral), dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Cornelis W Lely, Dutch Governor of Suriname (1902-05), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Jan 19   In the year 1929 death of liang Qichao, Chinese scholar (b. 1873)  

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