Historical Events In August - 29
Friday, 27 November 2020
1916 Steamer 'Hsin Iu' sinks off China coast, 1,000 drown on August - 29.
1916 Congress creates US Naval reserve on August - 29.
1916 On August - 29 george Montgomery, Brady Mont, actor (Battle of Bulge, Hallucination)
1917 On this day in history isabel Sanford, NYC, actress (Louise-Jeffersons/All in the Family)
1918 Bapaume taken by Australian Corps and Canadian Corps in the Hundred Days Offensive on this day in history.
1918 Jelle Zijlstra, economist/minister/pres Netherlands Bank on August - 29.
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 On August - 29 the birth of Charlie Parker, Legendary American Jazz musician
1920 On August - 29 charles White, Perth Amboy NJ, actor (Airpot 95, Serpico)
1921 Joel Asaph Allen, US zoologist (rule of Allen), dies at 83 on this day in history.
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 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 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 Donald O'Connor, Chicago Ill, dancer/actor (Singing in the Rain) on August - 29.
1926 Betty Lynn, American actress on this day in history.
1927 On this day in history marion Williams, US gospel singers (Stars of Faith)
1928 Charles Gray, Bournemouth England, actor (Clay-Rawhide) on this day in history.
1928 On this day in history richard B Haldane, British viscount/lord-chancellor, dies at 72
1929 German airship Graf Zeppelin ends a round-the-world flight on August - 29.
1929 On this day in history thom Gunn, Kent England, poet (The Wound)
1930 The last 36 remaining inhabitants of St Kilda are voluntarily evacuated to other parts of Scotland on August - 29.
1930 Marius J J van Amelsvoort, Dutch undersecretary (CDA) on August - 29.
1931 David Abercrombie, Abercrombie & Fitch founder on August - 29.
1932 On August - 29 international Anti-War Committee forms in Amsterdam
1933 Jehan Sadat, 1st lady of Egypt on this day in history.
1933 Georgy Eduardovich Konyus, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1934 On this day in history david H Pryor, (Sen-D Arkansas, 1979- )
1935 On this day in history 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 August - 29 astrid S L T Bernadotte, Queen of Belgium/Princess of Sweden, dies