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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.  

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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  Kano Motonobu, Kyoto Japan, co-founder (Kano school of painting) was born on this day in history.  

1561  On August - 29 birth of bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry)  

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

1619  On this day in history birth of jean-Baptiste Colbert, French minister of Naval/baron  

1628  On this day in history birth of john Granville, 1st Earl of Bath, English royalist statesman (d. 1701)  

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


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  On August - 29 basilius I, the Macedonier, Byzantine emperor (867-886), dies  

1093  Death of Hugh I, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1057) on August - 29.  

1123  On August - 29 death of king Eystein I of Norway (b. ca. 1088)  

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  On August - 29 ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot, dies at 35  

1526  Louis II, King of Hungary/Bohemia, dies in accident at 20 on this day in history.  

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