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Historical Events In August - 29

Thursday, 26 May 2022

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 August - 29 self-governing windmill patented (Daniel Halladay)  

1855  On this day in history emil Pauer, composer  

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

1861  On August - 29 franz Joseph Glaser, composer, dies at 63  

1862  On August - 29 2nd Battle of Bull Run (Manassas) begins  

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

1862  On this day in history 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 August - 29.  

1871  On this day in history 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).  

1874  Walter Field on this day in history.  

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

1877  On August - 29 mormon Church president Brigham Young dies in Salt Lake City, UT.  

1877  Alfred DPR Pound, British admiral/1st Sealord (Jutland, WW II) on this day in history.  

1877  Brigham Young, 2nd president of Mormon Church, dies on this day in history.  

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

1880  Marie-Louise Meilleur, Canada, lived past 117 on this day in history.  

1881  On August - 29 edvin Kallstenius, composer  

1882  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 on this day in history.  

1882  Australia beat England by 7 runs "Death of English cricket" on this day in history.  

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

1883  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 on August - 29.  

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

1884  Ehm Welk, writer on this day in history.  

1885  On August - 29 boxing's first heavyweight title fight with 3-oz gloves & 3-minute rounds fought between John L Sullivan & Dominick McCaffrey  

1885  Gottlieb Daimler patents the first motor cycle on this day in history.  

1885  Gottlieb Daimler receives German patent for a motorcycle on August - 29.  

1889  1st American Intl pro lawn tennis contest (Newport RI) on August - 29.  

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

1893  Aleksei N Apuchtin, Rus poet (Stichotvorenia), dies at 52 [OS=8/17] on August - 29.  

1894  On this day in history 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 August - 29.  

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  Bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry) was born on August - 29.  

1609  On this day in history birth of sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Italian painter (Madonna)  

1619  Jean-Baptiste Colbert, French minister of Naval/baron was born on this day in history.  

1628  John Granville, 1st Earl of Bath, English royalist statesman (d. 1701) was born on August - 29.  

1632  John Locke, England, empiricist philosopher; disproved substance was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In August - 29

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0029  On August - 29 death of john the Baptist, beheaded  

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  Death of King Eystein I of Norway (b. ca. 1088) on August - 29.  

1395  On August - 29 death of duke Albert III of Austria (b. 1349)  

1442  Death of John VI, Duke of Brittany (b. 1389) on this day in history.  

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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