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