Historical Events In August - 29
Thursday, 02 July 2020
1916 Steamer 'Hsin Iu' sinks off China coast, 1,000 drown on this day in history.
1916 On August - 29 congress creates US Naval reserve
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 this day in history.
1918 On this day in history jelle Zijlstra, economist/minister/pres Netherlands Bank
1918 On this day in history max Dauthendey, writer, dies at 51
1919 On this day in history prince Edward Island removes ban on automobiles after several years of no cars.
1920 On this day in history 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 August - 29.
1922 Emile Habibi, writer on August - 29.
1923 The birth of Lord Richard Attenborough, British actor and Director on this day in history.
1923 On this day in history hirulal Gaekwad, cricket all-rounder (Test for India 1952-53)
1924 German Republic day accepts Dawes plan on this day in history.
1924 On August - 29 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 On August - 29 donald O'Connor, Chicago Ill, dancer/actor (Singing in the Rain)
1926 Betty Lynn, American actress on August - 29.
1927 On August - 29 marion Williams, US gospel singers (Stars of Faith)
1928 Charles Gray, Bournemouth England, actor (Clay-Rawhide) on August - 29.
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 On this day in history david Abercrombie, Abercrombie & Fitch founder
1932 On this day in history international Anti-War Committee forms in Amsterdam
1933 On August - 29 jehan Sadat, 1st lady of Egypt
1933 Georgy Eduardovich Konyus, composer, dies at 70 on August - 29.
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 2nd NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 5, All-Stars 0 (77,450) on this day in history.
1935 On this day in history astrid S L T Bernadotte, Queen of Belgium/Princess of Sweden, dies