Historical Events In August - 29
Thursday, 02 July 2020
1895 The formation of the Northern Rugby Union at the George Hotel, Huddersfield, England on August - 29.
1896 Chop suey invented in NYC by chef of visiting Chinese Ambassador on this day in history.
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 August - 29 preston Sturges, [Edmund P Biden], Chic, director (Sullivan's Travels)
1899 On August - 29 george Macready, Providence RI, actor (Martin Peyton-Peyton Place)
1900 Oscar Nitzchke, German architect (Alcoa building/Centre Pompidou) on this day in history.
1903 Ernst Kreuder, writer on August - 29.
1904 On this day in history 3rd modern Olympic Games opens in St Louis
1904 On August - 29 werner Forssman, German urologist (Nobel 1956)
1904 On this day in history murad V, sultan of Turkey (1876), dies
1905 Pierre de Brazza leaves Brazzaville on August - 29.
1905 On this day in history lan Adomian, composer
1906 On August - 29 bridge in St Lawrence Canada caves in; 70 die
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 this day in history.
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 August - 29 world's first air race held in Rheims France. Glenn Curtis (USA) wins
1909 Francis Henry Smith, librarian on this day in history.
1909 Emil C Hansen, Danish physiologist, dies on August - 29.
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 Allen Hill, cricket bowler (England, 2 Tests), dies on this day in history.
1911 Ishi, considered the last Native American to make contact with European Americans, emerges from the wilderness of northeastern California on August - 29.
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 On August - 29 len Butterfield, cricketer (NZ all-rounder, Test)
1914 Arizonan is first vessel to arrive in SF via Panama Canal on this day in history.
1914 4th day of Tannenberg: Russian Narev-army panics, Gen Martos caught on August - 29.
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 Denys Hay, historian on August - 29.