Historical Events In August - 29
Friday, 14 May 2021
1895 The formation of the Northern Rugby Union at the George Hotel, Huddersfield, England on this day in history.
1896 On August - 29 chop suey invented in NYC by chef of visiting Chinese Ambassador
1896 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 on August - 29.
1898 The Goodyear tire company is founded on August - 29.
1898 Preston Sturges, [Edmund P Biden], Chic, director (Sullivan's Travels) on August - 29.
1899 George Macready, Providence RI, actor (Martin Peyton-Peyton Place) on August - 29.
1900 Oscar Nitzchke, German architect (Alcoa building/Centre Pompidou) on this day in history.
1903 Ernst Kreuder, writer on August - 29.
1904 On August - 29 3rd modern Olympic Games opens in St Louis
1904 Werner Forssman, German urologist (Nobel 1956) on this day in history.
1904 On August - 29 murad V, sultan of Turkey (1876), dies
1905 Pierre de Brazza leaves Brazzaville on this day in history.
1905 Lan Adomian, composer on August - 29.
1906 Bridge in St Lawrence Canada caves in; 70 die on this day in history.
1906 On this day in history lurene Tuttle, Pleasant Lake Ind, actress (Father of Bride, Julia)
1907 On this day in history the Quebec Bridge collapses during construction, killing 75 workers.
1907 Joseph Wechsberg, Austria/US writer (Looking For a Bluebird) on August - 29.
1908 On August - 29 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 this day in history world's first air race held in Rheims France. Glenn Curtis (USA) wins
1909 On this day in history francis Henry Smith, librarian
1909 On August - 29 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 On this day in history robert Pineda-Duque, composer
1910 On this day in history allen Hill, cricket bowler (England, 2 Tests), dies
1911 Ishi, considered the last Native American to make contact with European Americans, emerges from the wilderness of northeastern California on this day in history.
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 this day in history arizonan is first vessel to arrive in SF via Panama Canal
1914 4th day of Tannenberg: Russian Narev-army panics, Gen Martos caught on August - 29.
1914 On this day in history ... Machagovsky, Russian general (Tannenberg), dies in battle
1915 On this day in history the birth of Ingrid Bergman, Swedish actress
1915 Denys Hay, historian on this day in history.