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Historical Events In August - 29

Monday, 15 August 2022

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

1916  On August - 29 congress creates US Naval reserve  

1916  George Montgomery, Brady Mont, actor (Battle of Bulge, Hallucination) on this day in history.  

1917  On this day in history isabel Sanford, NYC, actress (Louise-Jeffersons/All in the Family)  

1918  On August - 29 bapaume taken by Australian Corps and Canadian Corps in the Hundred Days Offensive  

1918  Jelle Zijlstra, economist/minister/pres Netherlands Bank on August - 29.  

1918  On August - 29 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  On August - 29 the birth of Charlie Parker, Legendary American Jazz musician  

1920  Charles White, Perth Amboy NJ, actor (Airpot 95, Serpico) on August - 29.  

1921  Joel Asaph Allen, US zoologist (rule of Allen), dies at 83 on August - 29.  

1922  Emile Habibi, writer on this day in history.  

1923  The birth of Lord Richard Attenborough, British actor and Director on this day in history.  

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

1924  German Republic day accepts Dawes plan on August - 29.  

1924  On this day in history dinah Washington, Chicago, singer (What a Difference a Day Makes)  

1925  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 on this day in history.  

1925  On this day in history donald O'Connor, Chicago Ill, dancer/actor (Singing in the Rain)  

1926  On August - 29 betty Lynn, American actress  

1927  Marion Williams, US gospel singers (Stars of Faith) on August - 29.  

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

1928  On August - 29 richard B Haldane, British viscount/lord-chancellor, dies at 72  

1929  On August - 29 german airship Graf Zeppelin ends a round-the-world flight  

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

1930  On August - 29 the last 36 remaining inhabitants of St Kilda are voluntarily evacuated to other parts of Scotland.  

1930  Marius J J van Amelsvoort, Dutch undersecretary (CDA) on August - 29.  

1931  On this day in history david Abercrombie, Abercrombie & Fitch founder  

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

1933  Jehan Sadat, 1st lady of Egypt on this day in history.  

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

1934  David H Pryor, (Sen-D Arkansas, 1979- ) on this day in history.  

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

1935  On this day in history 2nd NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 5, All-Stars 0 (77,450)  

1935  On this day in history astrid S L T Bernadotte, Queen of Belgium/Princess of Sweden, dies  

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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 this day in history birth of kano Motonobu, Kyoto Japan, co-founder (Kano school of painting)  

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

1609  On this day in history birth of sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Italian painter (Madonna)  

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

1628  On August - 29 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  On August - 29 death of john the Baptist, beheaded  

0886  Basilius I, the Macedonier, Byzantine emperor (867-886), dies on this day in history.  

1093  Death of Hugh I, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1057) on this day in history.  

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 August - 29.  

1523  Ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot, dies at 35 on August - 29.  

1526  On this day in history louis II, King of Hungary/Bohemia, dies in accident at 20  

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