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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  

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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  Janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator was born on August - 29.  

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  Jean-Baptiste Colbert, French minister of Naval/baron was born on this day in history.  

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  Death of John the Baptist, beheaded on August - 29.  

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

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  Death of Duke Albert III of Austria (b. 1349) on this day in history.  

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

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

1526  On August - 29 louis II, King of Hungary/Bohemia, dies in accident at 20  

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