Historical Events In August - 29
Saturday, 10 April 2021
1916 Steamer 'Hsin Iu' sinks off China coast, 1,000 drown on August - 29.
1916 On August - 29 congress creates US Naval reserve
1916 On this day in history 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 On this day in history bapaume taken by Australian Corps and Canadian Corps in the Hundred Days Offensive
1918 On this day in history jelle Zijlstra, economist/minister/pres Netherlands Bank
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 The birth of Charlie Parker, Legendary American Jazz musician on this day in history.
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 Emile Habibi, writer on August - 29.
1923 On this day in history the birth of Lord Richard Attenborough, British actor and Director
1923 On August - 29 hirulal Gaekwad, cricket all-rounder (Test for India 1952-53)
1924 On August - 29 german Republic day accepts Dawes plan
1924 On this day in history dinah Washington, Chicago, singer (What a Difference a Day Makes)
1925 On August - 29 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 August - 29.
1926 On this day in history betty Lynn, American actress
1927 Marion Williams, US gospel singers (Stars of Faith) on August - 29.
1928 Charles Gray, Bournemouth England, actor (Clay-Rawhide) on August - 29.
1928 Richard B Haldane, British viscount/lord-chancellor, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1929 German airship Graf Zeppelin ends a round-the-world flight on this day in history.
1929 On August - 29 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 this day in history.
1930 Marius J J van Amelsvoort, Dutch undersecretary (CDA) on this day in history.
1931 David Abercrombie, Abercrombie & Fitch founder on this day in history.
1932 On August - 29 international Anti-War Committee forms in Amsterdam
1933 On this day in history jehan Sadat, 1st lady of Egypt
1933 Georgy Eduardovich Konyus, composer, dies at 70 on August - 29.
1934 On August - 29 david H Pryor, (Sen-D Arkansas, 1979- )
1935 Queen Astrid of Belgium is killed in car accident in Switzerland on this day in history.
1935 On this day in history 2nd NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 5, All-Stars 0 (77,450)
1935 Astrid S L T Bernadotte, Queen of Belgium/Princess of Sweden, dies on this day in history.