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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  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 29

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1387  Henry V, king of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19) was born on August - 29.  

1434  On this day in history birth of janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator  

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

1561  Bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry) was born on August - 29.  

1609  Sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Italian painter (Madonna) was born on this day in history.  

1619  Jean-Baptiste Colbert, French minister of Naval/baron was born on this day in history.  

1628  John Granville, 1st Earl of Bath, English royalist statesman (d. 1701) was born on this day in history.  

1632  On August - 29 birth of john Locke, England, empiricist philosopher; disproved substance  

Famous Deaths In August - 29

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0029  Death of John the Baptist, beheaded on this day in history.  

0886  Basilius I, the Macedonier, Byzantine emperor (867-886), dies on this day in history.  

1093  On this day in history death of hugh I, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1057)  

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 this day in history.  

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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