Historical Events In August - 29
Friday, 26 February 2021
1895 The formation of the Northern Rugby Union at the George Hotel, Huddersfield, England on August - 29.
1896 On August - 29 chop suey invented in NYC by chef of visiting Chinese Ambassador
1896 On this day in history 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 Preston Sturges, [Edmund P Biden], Chic, director (Sullivan's Travels) on August - 29.
1899 On this day in history george Macready, Providence RI, actor (Martin Peyton-Peyton Place)
1900 On August - 29 oscar Nitzchke, German architect (Alcoa building/Centre Pompidou)
1903 Ernst Kreuder, writer on August - 29.
1904 3rd modern Olympic Games opens in St Louis on this day in history.
1904 Werner Forssman, German urologist (Nobel 1956) on August - 29.
1904 Murad V, sultan of Turkey (1876), dies on this day in history.
1905 On this day in history pierre de Brazza leaves Brazzaville
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 August - 29 the Quebec Bridge collapses during construction, killing 75 workers.
1907 Joseph Wechsberg, Austria/US writer (Looking For a Bluebird) on August - 29.
1908 NY gives a ticker tape parade to returning US Olympians from London on this day in history.
1909 On August - 29 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 this day in history.
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 August - 29 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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history 4th day of Tannenberg: Russian Narev-army panics, Gen Martos caught
1914 ... Machagovsky, Russian general (Tannenberg), dies in battle on August - 29.
1915 The birth of Ingrid Bergman, Swedish actress on August - 29.
1915 Denys Hay, historian on August - 29.