Historical Events In August - 29
Monday, 23 May 2022
1895 On August - 29 the formation of the Northern Rugby Union at the George Hotel, Huddersfield, England.
1896 Chop suey invented in NYC by chef of visiting Chinese Ambassador on August - 29.
1896 On August - 29 the Chinese-American dish Chop Suey is invented by the personal chef to China's US Ambassador, while on a trip to New York City.
1898 On August - 29 the Goodyear tire company is founded.
1898 On this day in history preston Sturges, [Edmund P Biden], Chic, director (Sullivan's Travels)
1899 George Macready, Providence RI, actor (Martin Peyton-Peyton Place) on August - 29.
1900 On this day in history oscar Nitzchke, German architect (Alcoa building/Centre Pompidou)
1903 Ernst Kreuder, writer on this day in history.
1904 On this day in history 3rd modern Olympic Games opens in St Louis
1904 Werner Forssman, German urologist (Nobel 1956) on August - 29.
1904 Murad V, sultan of Turkey (1876), dies on August - 29.
1905 Pierre de Brazza leaves Brazzaville on August - 29.
1905 Lan Adomian, composer on August - 29.
1906 Bridge in St Lawrence Canada caves in; 70 die on this day in history.
1906 On August - 29 lurene Tuttle, Pleasant Lake Ind, actress (Father of Bride, Julia)
1907 The Quebec Bridge collapses during construction, killing 75 workers on August - 29.
1907 On August - 29 joseph Wechsberg, Austria/US writer (Looking For a Bluebird)
1908 On this day in history nY gives a ticker tape parade to returning US Olympians from London
1909 AH Latham of France sets world airplane altitude record of 155 m on August - 29.
1909 On August - 29 world's first air race held in Rheims France. Glenn Curtis (USA) wins
1909 On August - 29 francis Henry Smith, librarian
1909 On this day in history emil C Hansen, Danish physiologist, dies
1910 On this day in history japan changes Korea's name to Chōsen and appoints a governor-general to rule its new colony.
1910 Robert Pineda-Duque, composer on this day in history.
1910 On this day in history allen Hill, cricket bowler (England, 2 Tests), dies
1911 On this day in history ishi, considered the last Native American to make contact with European Americans, emerges from the wilderness of northeastern California.
1912 Barry Sullivan, NYC, actor (Duffy's Tavern, Man Called X, Tall Man) on August - 29.
1913 Pieter Cort Van de Linden forms Dutch govt on this day in history.
1913 Len Butterfield, cricketer (NZ all-rounder, Test) on this day in history.
1914 On August - 29 arizonan is first vessel to arrive in SF via Panama Canal
1914 On August - 29 4th day of Tannenberg: Russian Narev-army panics, Gen Martos caught
1914 ... Machagovsky, Russian general (Tannenberg), dies in battle on August - 29.
1915 On this day in history the birth of Ingrid Bergman, Swedish actress
1915 On this day in history denys Hay, historian