Historical Events In 1929
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
Aug 01 On this day in history syd Gregory, cricketer (Australian captain pre-WWI), dies
Aug 02 On this day in history phillies Don Hurst sets NL record of 6 consecutive games with a HR
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 On this day in history yasser Arafat, leader (Palestine Liberation Organization)
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 in the year 1929.
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 Heinrich Zille, German cartoonist (Simplicissimus), dies at 71 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history grover Alexander beats Phils 7-1 for his 373rd & last NL win
Aug 11 Babe Ruth becomes 1st to hit 500 homers (off Willis Hudlin of Cleve) in the year 1929.
Aug 13 In the year 1929 augustyn Bloch, composer
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 In the year 1929 frank Valentine Van der Stucken, composer, dies at 70
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 In the year 1929 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 Otto Liman von Sanders, German general in Turkey (WW I), dies at 74 in the year 1929.
Aug 23 In the year 1929 arabs attack Jews in Israel
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 in the year 1929.
Aug 25 Graf Zeppelin passes over SF for LA after trans-Pacific voyage in the year 1929.
Aug 26 1st US roller coaster built in the year 1929.