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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 29

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1387  On August - 29 birth of henry V, king of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19)  

1434  Janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator was born on August - 29.  

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

1561  On this day in history birth of bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry)  

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

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

1628  On August - 29 birth of john Granville, 1st Earl of Bath, English royalist statesman (d. 1701)  

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

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Famous Deaths In August - 29

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0029  On this day in history death of john the Baptist, beheaded  

0886  On August - 29 basilius I, the Macedonier, Byzantine emperor (867-886), dies  

1093  On August - 29 death of hugh I, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1057)  

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  On this day in history death of john VI, Duke of Brittany (b. 1389)  

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

1526  Louis II, King of Hungary/Bohemia, dies in accident at 20 on August - 29.  

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