Historical Events In 1929
Saturday, 15 May 2021
Aug 01 On this day in history syd Gregory, cricketer (Australian captain pre-WWI), dies
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 In the year 1929 60,000 SA'ers/SS'ers march by Munich
Aug 04 On this day in history yasser Arafat, leader (Palestine Liberation Organization)
Aug 07 Charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck forms Dutch govt in the year 1929.
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 On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.
Aug 10 In the year 1929 grover Alexander beats Phils 7-1 for his 373rd & last NL win
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 Hewlett Thompson, Bishop of Exeter in the year 1929.
Aug 14 In the year 1929 jewish Agency for Palestine forms
Aug 16 Bill Evans, US jazz pianist on this day in history.
Aug 16 Frank Valentine Van der Stucken, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 1st airship flight around Earth flying eastward completed
Aug 20 First airship flight around the Earth flying eastward completed on this day in history.
Aug 20 On this day in history 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 On this day in history chicago Cardinals become 1st pro football team to train out of town
Aug 22 In the year 1929 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 On this day in history 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 in the year 1929.
Aug 25 Graf Zeppelin passes over SF for LA after trans-Pacific voyage on this day in history.
Aug 26 On this day in history 1st US roller coaster built