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Historical Events In August - 29

Saturday, 27 November 2021

1916  Steamer 'Hsin Iu' sinks off China coast, 1,000 drown on August - 29.  

1916  Congress creates US Naval reserve on this day in history.  

1916  George Montgomery, Brady Mont, actor (Battle of Bulge, Hallucination) on August - 29.  

1917  Isabel Sanford, NYC, actress (Louise-Jeffersons/All in the Family) on August - 29.  

1918  Bapaume taken by Australian Corps and Canadian Corps in the Hundred Days Offensive on August - 29.  

1918  On August - 29 jelle Zijlstra, economist/minister/pres Netherlands Bank  

1918  On this day in history max Dauthendey, writer, dies at 51  

1919  Prince Edward Island removes ban on automobiles after several years of no cars on this day in history.  

1920  The birth of Charlie Parker, Legendary American Jazz musician on August - 29.  

1920  Charles White, Perth Amboy NJ, actor (Airpot 95, Serpico) on this day in history.  

1921  Joel Asaph Allen, US zoologist (rule of Allen), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

1922  On August - 29 emile Habibi, writer  

1923  The birth of Lord Richard Attenborough, British actor and Director on August - 29.  

1923  Hirulal Gaekwad, cricket all-rounder (Test for India 1952-53) on this day in history.  

1924  On this day in history german Republic day accepts Dawes plan  

1924  Dinah Washington, Chicago, singer (What a Difference a Day Makes) on August - 29.  

1925  On this day in history after a night on the town, Babe Ruth shows up late for batting practice Miller Huggins suspends Ruth & slaps a $5,000 fine on him  

1925  Donald O'Connor, Chicago Ill, dancer/actor (Singing in the Rain) on this day in history.  

1926  On this day in history betty Lynn, American actress  

1927  On this day in history marion Williams, US gospel singers (Stars of Faith)  

1928  On this day in history charles Gray, Bournemouth England, actor (Clay-Rawhide)  

1928  Richard B Haldane, British viscount/lord-chancellor, dies at 72 on August - 29.  

1929  On this day in history german airship Graf Zeppelin ends a round-the-world flight  

1929  Thom Gunn, Kent England, poet (The Wound) on August - 29.  

1930  On this day in history the last 36 remaining inhabitants of St Kilda are voluntarily evacuated to other parts of Scotland.  

1930  On this day in history marius J J van Amelsvoort, Dutch undersecretary (CDA)  

1931  David Abercrombie, Abercrombie & Fitch founder on this day in history.  

1932  International Anti-War Committee forms in Amsterdam on August - 29.  

1933  On August - 29 jehan Sadat, 1st lady of Egypt  

1933  On August - 29 georgy Eduardovich Konyus, composer, dies at 70  

1934  David H Pryor, (Sen-D Arkansas, 1979- ) on August - 29.  

1935  On August - 29 queen Astrid of Belgium is killed in car accident in Switzerland  

1935  2nd NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 5, All-Stars 0 (77,450) on August - 29.  

1935  Astrid S L T Bernadotte, Queen of Belgium/Princess of Sweden, dies on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 29

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1387  Henry V, king of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19) was born on this day in history.  

1434  Janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator was born on August - 29.  

1476  Kano Motonobu, Kyoto Japan, co-founder (Kano school of painting) was born on August - 29.  

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

1609  On August - 29 birth of sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Italian painter (Madonna)  

1619  On August - 29 birth of jean-Baptiste Colbert, French minister of Naval/baron  

1628  John Granville, 1st Earl of Bath, English royalist statesman (d. 1701) was born on August - 29.  

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  On August - 29 death of hugh I, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1057)  

1123  Death of King Eystein I of Norway (b. ca. 1088) on this day in history.  

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  On August - 29 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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