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Historical Events In August - 29

Tuesday, 04 August 2020

1849  On this day in history titus A J van Asch van Wijck, Dutch governor Suriname (1891-97)  

1851  Willem M d'Ablaing, Dutch lawyer on this day in history.  

1854  On this day in history self-governing windmill patented (Daniel Halladay)  

1855  Emil Pauer, composer on August - 29.  

1861  American Civil War: US Navy squadron captures forts at Hatteras Inlet, North Carolina on August - 29.  

1861  Franz Joseph Glaser, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1862  2nd Battle of Bull Run (Manassas) begins on this day in history.  

1862  On this day in history battle of Aspromonte-Italian royal forces defeat rebels  

1862  On August - 29 uS Bureau of Engraving & Printing begins operation  

1862  P M B Maurice Maeterlinck, Belgium, poet (Blue Bird, Nobel 1911) on August - 29.  

1864  On this day in history william Huggins discovers chemical composition of nebulae  

1865  John Brough, US publisher/(gov-R-Ohio), dies at about 54 on this day in history.  

1871  Emperor Meiji orders the Abolition of the han system and the establishment of prefectures as local centers of administration. (Traditional Japanese date: July 14, 1871) on this day in history.  

1874  On August - 29 walter Field  

1876  On August - 29 charles F Kettering, Ohio, inventor (auto self-starter)  

1877  Mormon Church president Brigham Young dies in Salt Lake City, UT on this day in history.  

1877  Alfred DPR Pound, British admiral/1st Sealord (Jutland, WW II) on August - 29.  

1877  On this day in history brigham Young, 2nd president of Mormon Church, dies  

1879  On this day in history han Yong-woon, Hongsung County Korea, Zen teacher  

1880  On August - 29 marie-Louise Meilleur, Canada, lived past 117  

1881  On August - 29 edvin Kallstenius, composer  

1882  On August - 29 english cricketers lose to Australia on English soil for the first time , a mock obituary in the Sporting Times then declares the death of English cricket, saying its ashes will be taken to Australia, the origin of the "Ashes" trophy  

1882  Australia beat England by 7 runs "Death of English cricket" on August - 29.  

1883  Seismic sea waves created by the Krakatoa eruption create a rise in the English Channel 32 hrs after the explosion on this day in history.  

1883  On this day in history thomas Ahearn, head of the Ottawa Street Railway Company, presides over a demonstration of his pioneering electric stove at the Windsor Hotel in Ottawa. This is believed to be the world's very first dinner cooked on an all-electric stove.  

1883  On August - 29 seismic sea waves created by Krakatoa eruption create a rise in English Channel 32 hrs after explosion  

1884  On this day in history ehm Welk, writer  

1885  Boxing's first heavyweight title fight with 3-oz gloves & 3-minute rounds fought between John L Sullivan & Dominick McCaffrey on this day in history.  

1885  Gottlieb Daimler patents the first motor cycle on August - 29.  

1885  Gottlieb Daimler receives German patent for a motorcycle on this day in history.  

1889  1st American Intl pro lawn tennis contest (Newport RI) on this day in history.  

1891  Michael Chekhov, Russia, actor (Abie's Irish Rose, Rhapsody) on this day in history.  

1893  On this day in history aleksei N Apuchtin, Rus poet (Stichotvorenia), dies at 52 [OS=8/17]  

1894  On August - 29 e Franklin Frazier, sociologist, died in 1962  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 29

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1387  Henry V, king of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19) was born on this day in history.  

1434  On this day in history birth of janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator  

1476  On August - 29 birth of kano Motonobu, Kyoto Japan, co-founder (Kano school of painting)  

1561  On August - 29 birth of bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry)  

1609  On August - 29 birth of sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Italian painter (Madonna)  

1619  On August - 29 birth of jean-Baptiste Colbert, French minister of Naval/baron  

1628  John Granville, 1st Earl of Bath, English royalist statesman (d. 1701) was born on this day in history.  

1632  John Locke, England, empiricist philosopher; disproved substance was born on August - 29.  


Famous Deaths In August - 29

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0029  Death of John the Baptist, beheaded on August - 29.  

0886  Basilius I, the Macedonier, Byzantine emperor (867-886), dies on August - 29.  

1093  Death of Hugh I, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1057) on August - 29.  

1123  On August - 29 death of king Eystein I of Norway (b. ca. 1088)  

1395  Death of Duke Albert III of Austria (b. 1349) on August - 29.  

1442  Death of John VI, Duke of Brittany (b. 1389) on August - 29.  

1523  Ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot, dies at 35 on this day in history.  

1526  On August - 29 louis II, King of Hungary/Bohemia, dies in accident at 20  

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