Historical Events In 1929
Tuesday, 23 February 2021
Aug 01 Syd Gregory, cricketer (Australian captain pre-WWI), dies on this day in history.
Aug 02 Phillies Don Hurst sets NL record of 6 consecutive games with a HR in the year 1929.
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 Yasser Arafat, leader (Palestine Liberation Organization) on this day in history.
Aug 07 In the year 1929 charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck forms Dutch govt
Aug 07 In the year 1929 don Larsen, pitcher (NY Yankees), on what must have been a perfect day
Aug 08 In the year 1929 1st airship flight around Earth flying eastward begins
Aug 08 In the year 1929 german airship Graf Zeppelin begins a round-the-world flight
Aug 08 On this day in history salem Oregon airport dedicated
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 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 On this day in history hewlett Thompson, Bishop of Exeter
Aug 14 Jewish Agency for Palestine forms on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Aug 19 Sergei P Diaghilev, Russia, dance master (Imperial Ballet), dies at 57 on this day in history.
Aug 20 1st airship flight around Earth flying eastward completed on this day in history.
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 Ahmed "Kathy" Kathrada, leader of S Afr Communist Party in the year 1929.
Aug 21 Chicago Cardinals become 1st pro football team to train out of town in the year 1929.
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 Charles Van de Woestijne, Flemish writer/poet (God on Sea), dies on this day in history.
Aug 24 43rd US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Phoebe H Watson (64 62) on this day in history.
Aug 25 Frederick Burton, cricketer (Australian wicketkeeper 1886-87), dies on this day in history.
Aug 25 Graf Zeppelin passes over SF for LA after trans-Pacific voyage on this day in history.
Aug 26 1st US roller coaster built on this day in history.