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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.  

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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  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  On this day in history birth of bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry)  

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 August - 29.  

1628  On August - 29 birth of john Granville, 1st Earl of Bath, English royalist statesman (d. 1701)  

1632  On this day in history birth of john Locke, England, empiricist philosopher; disproved substance  

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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 this day in history death of king Eystein I of Norway (b. ca. 1088)  

1395  Death of Duke Albert III of Austria (b. 1349) on August - 29.  

1442  Death of John VI, Duke of Brittany (b. 1389) on this day in history.  

1523  Ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot, dies at 35 on this day in history.  

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

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