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Historical Events In August - 29

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

1895  On this day in history the formation of the Northern Rugby Union at the George Hotel, Huddersfield, England.  

1896  On this day in history 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  On this day in history the Goodyear tire company is founded.  

1898  On August - 29 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  3rd modern Olympic Games opens in St Louis on this day in history.  

1904  On this day in history werner Forssman, German urologist (Nobel 1956)  

1904  Murad V, sultan of Turkey (1876), dies on August - 29.  

1905  On August - 29 pierre de Brazza leaves Brazzaville  

1905  Lan Adomian, composer on this day in history.  

1906  Bridge in St Lawrence Canada caves in; 70 die on August - 29.  

1906  Lurene Tuttle, Pleasant Lake Ind, actress (Father of Bride, Julia) on August - 29.  

1907  The Quebec Bridge collapses during construction, killing 75 workers on August - 29.  

1907  On this day in history 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  On this day in history aH Latham of France sets world airplane altitude record of 155 m  

1909  On this day in history world's first air race held in Rheims France. Glenn Curtis (USA) wins  

1909  Francis Henry Smith, librarian on August - 29.  

1909  Emil C Hansen, Danish physiologist, dies on August - 29.  

1910  Japan changes Korea's name to Chōsen and appoints a governor-general to rule its new colony on this day in history.  

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  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  On August - 29 barry Sullivan, NYC, actor (Duffy's Tavern, Man Called X, Tall Man)  

1913  Pieter Cort Van de Linden forms Dutch govt on August - 29.  

1913  On this day in history len Butterfield, cricketer (NZ all-rounder, Test)  

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  ... Machagovsky, Russian general (Tannenberg), dies in battle on this day in history.  

1915  The birth of Ingrid Bergman, Swedish actress on this day in history.  

1915  Denys Hay, historian on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 29

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1387  On August - 29 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 August - 29 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 this day in history.  

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

1632  John Locke, England, empiricist philosopher; disproved substance was born on August - 29.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 29

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0029  On this day in history death of john the Baptist, beheaded  

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

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  On this day in history death of duke Albert III of Austria (b. 1349)  

1442  On this day in history death of john VI, Duke of Brittany (b. 1389)  

1523  On this day in history ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot, dies at 35  

1526  On August - 29 louis II, King of Hungary/Bohemia, dies in accident at 20  

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