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