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Historical Events In August - 29

Saturday, 23 January 2021

1849  Titus A J van Asch van Wijck, Dutch governor Suriname (1891-97) on this day in history.  

1851  On August - 29 willem M d'Ablaing, Dutch lawyer  

1854  Self-governing windmill patented (Daniel Halladay) on August - 29.  

1855  Emil Pauer, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

1862  US Bureau of Engraving & Printing begins operation on August - 29.  

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

1864  On August - 29 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  On August - 29 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 this day in history charles F Kettering, Ohio, inventor (auto self-starter)  

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

1877  On this day in history alfred DPR Pound, British admiral/1st Sealord (Jutland, WW II)  

1877  On August - 29 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  Edvin Kallstenius, composer on this day in history.  

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 August - 29.  

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 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 this day in history seismic sea waves created by Krakatoa eruption create a rise in English Channel 32 hrs after explosion  

1884  Ehm Welk, writer on August - 29.  

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

1885  On this day in history 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 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  On this day in history birth of henry V, king of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19)  

1434  Janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator was born on this day in history.  

1476  On this day in history birth of kano Motonobu, Kyoto Japan, co-founder (Kano school of painting)  

1561  Bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry) was born on this day in history.  

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

1619  Jean-Baptiste Colbert, French minister of Naval/baron was born on August - 29.  

1628  On this day in history birth of john Granville, 1st Earl of Bath, English royalist statesman (d. 1701)  

1632  On this day in history birth of john Locke, England, empiricist philosopher; disproved substance  

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Famous Deaths In August - 29

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

0886  On this day in history basilius I, the Macedonier, Byzantine emperor (867-886), dies  

1093  Death of Hugh I, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1057) on this day in history.  

1123  Death of King Eystein I of Norway (b. ca. 1088) on August - 29.  

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

1442  On August - 29 death of john VI, Duke of Brittany (b. 1389)  

1523  Ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot, dies at 35 on August - 29.  

1526  Louis II, King of Hungary/Bohemia, dies in accident at 20 on this day in history.  

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