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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 29

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1387  On this day in history 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  Kano Motonobu, Kyoto Japan, co-founder (Kano school of painting) was born on this day in history.  

1561  Bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry) was born on this day in history.  

1609  Sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Italian painter (Madonna) was born on August - 29.  

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.  

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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 August - 29.  

0886  Basilius I, the Macedonier, Byzantine emperor (867-886), dies on August - 29.  

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 August - 29.  

1395  On August - 29 death of duke Albert III of Austria (b. 1349)  

1442  On this day in history death of john VI, Duke of Brittany (b. 1389)  

1523  On this day in history ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot, dies at 35  

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

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