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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.  

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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 in the year 1929.  

Jan 02   Art Prysock, jazz musician was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of ernst Mahle, Brazilian composer  

Jan 04   Amitai W Etzioni, US sociologist (Active Society) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1929 nicolas Nikolayevitch, grand-duke of Russia, dies at 72  

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

Jan 09   On this day in history heiner Muller, writer, dies  

Jan 11   In the year 1929 death of julio Antonio Mella, Cuban revolutionary, murdered at about 28  

Jan 13   In the year 1929 wyatt Earp, US marshall (OK Corral), dies at 80  

Jan 14   Cornelis W Lely, Dutch Governor of Suriname (1902-05), dies at 74 in the year 1929.  

Jan 19   Liang Qichao, Chinese scholar (b. 1873) died in the year 1929.  

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