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Historical Events In 1929

Friday, 16 November 2018

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

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   On this day in history 60,000 SA'ers/SS'ers march by Munich  

Aug 04   In the year 1929 yasser Arafat, leader (Palestine Liberation Organization)  

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 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   Salem Oregon airport dedicated on this day in history.  

Aug 09   On this day in history heinrich Zille, German cartoonist (Simplicissimus), dies at 71  

Aug 10   Aletta Henriette Jacobs, 1st Dutch female doctor/feminist, dies at 75 in the year 1929.  

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   Grover Alexander beats Phils 7-1 for his 373rd & last NL win on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1929 hewlett Thompson, Bishop of Exeter  

Aug 14   Jewish Agency for Palestine forms on this day in history.  

Aug 16   Bill Evans, US jazz pianist in the year 1929.  

Aug 16   In the year 1929 frank Valentine Van der Stucken, composer, dies at 70  

Aug 18   On this day in history hugues Aufray, French singer  

Aug 19   In the year 1929 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   First airship flight around the Earth flying eastward completed in the year 1929.  

Aug 20   Norma Connolly, Boston, Mass, actress (Ruby Anderson-General Hospital) in the year 1929.  

Aug 21   On this day in history ahmed "Kathy" Kathrada, leader of S Afr Communist Party  

Aug 21   Chicago Cardinals become 1st pro football team to train out of town on this day in history.  

Aug 22   Otto Liman von Sanders, German general in Turkey (WW I), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history frederick Burton, cricketer (Australian wicketkeeper 1886-87), dies  

Aug 25   On this day in history 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 in the year 1929.  

Jan 02   Art Prysock, jazz musician was born in the year 1929.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 04   Bobby Tulloch, ornithologist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Yayoi Kusama, Japanese artist, sculptor was born in the year 1929.  

Famous Deaths In 1929

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1929 erich Wichman[n], Dutch fascist painter/sculptor, dies at 38  

Jan 06   On this day in history nicolas Nikolayevitch, grand-duke of Russia, dies at 72  

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   Wyatt Earp, US marshall (OK Corral), dies at 80 in the year 1929.  

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

Jan 19   Liang Qichao, Chinese scholar (b. 1873) died on this day in history.  

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