Historical Events In August - 29
Wednesday, 14 April 2021
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 August - 29.
1854 On this day in history self-governing windmill patented (Daniel Halladay)
1855 On August - 29 emil Pauer, composer
1861 American Civil War: US Navy squadron captures forts at Hatteras Inlet, North Carolina on August - 29.
1861 On this day in history franz Joseph Glaser, composer, dies at 63
1862 2nd Battle of Bull Run (Manassas) begins on this day in history.
1862 Battle of Aspromonte-Italian royal forces defeat rebels on August - 29.
1862 US Bureau of Engraving & Printing begins operation on August - 29.
1862 On this day in history p M B Maurice Maeterlinck, Belgium, poet (Blue Bird, Nobel 1911)
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 August - 29.
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 Walter Field on August - 29.
1876 On this day in history charles F Kettering, Ohio, inventor (auto self-starter)
1877 On August - 29 mormon Church president Brigham Young dies in Salt Lake City, UT.
1877 On August - 29 alfred DPR Pound, British admiral/1st Sealord (Jutland, WW II)
1877 On this day in history brigham Young, 2nd president of Mormon Church, dies
1879 On August - 29 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 On August - 29 australia beat England by 7 runs "Death of English cricket"
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 August - 29 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 August - 29 ehm Welk, writer
1885 On this day in history boxing's first heavyweight title fight with 3-oz gloves & 3-minute rounds fought between John L Sullivan & Dominick McCaffrey
1885 On this day in history gottlieb Daimler patents the first motor cycle
1885 On August - 29 gottlieb Daimler receives German patent for a motorcycle
1889 On August - 29 1st American Intl pro lawn tennis contest (Newport RI)
1891 Michael Chekhov, Russia, actor (Abie's Irish Rose, Rhapsody) on August - 29.
1893 Aleksei N Apuchtin, Rus poet (Stichotvorenia), dies at 52 [OS=8/17] on this day in history.
1894 E Franklin Frazier, sociologist, died in 1962 on August - 29.