Historical Events In August - 29
Monday, 15 August 2022
1916 Steamer 'Hsin Iu' sinks off China coast, 1,000 drown on August - 29.
1916 On August - 29 congress creates US Naval reserve
1916 George Montgomery, Brady Mont, actor (Battle of Bulge, Hallucination) on this day in history.
1917 On this day in history isabel Sanford, NYC, actress (Louise-Jeffersons/All in the Family)
1918 On August - 29 bapaume taken by Australian Corps and Canadian Corps in the Hundred Days Offensive
1918 Jelle Zijlstra, economist/minister/pres Netherlands Bank on August - 29.
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 On August - 29 the birth of Charlie Parker, Legendary American Jazz musician
1920 Charles White, Perth Amboy NJ, actor (Airpot 95, Serpico) on August - 29.
1921 Joel Asaph Allen, US zoologist (rule of Allen), dies at 83 on August - 29.
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 German Republic day accepts Dawes plan on August - 29.
1924 On this day in history dinah Washington, Chicago, singer (What a Difference a Day Makes)
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 On this day in history donald O'Connor, Chicago Ill, dancer/actor (Singing in the Rain)
1926 On August - 29 betty Lynn, American actress
1927 Marion Williams, US gospel singers (Stars of Faith) on August - 29.
1928 On this day in history charles Gray, Bournemouth England, actor (Clay-Rawhide)
1928 On August - 29 richard B Haldane, British viscount/lord-chancellor, dies at 72
1929 On August - 29 german airship Graf Zeppelin ends a round-the-world flight
1929 Thom Gunn, Kent England, poet (The Wound) on August - 29.
1930 On August - 29 the last 36 remaining inhabitants of St Kilda are voluntarily evacuated to other parts of Scotland.
1930 Marius J J van Amelsvoort, Dutch undersecretary (CDA) on August - 29.
1931 On this day in history david Abercrombie, Abercrombie & Fitch founder
1932 International Anti-War Committee forms in Amsterdam on August - 29.
1933 Jehan Sadat, 1st lady of Egypt on this day in history.
1933 On August - 29 georgy Eduardovich Konyus, composer, dies at 70
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 On this day in history 2nd NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 5, All-Stars 0 (77,450)
1935 On this day in history astrid S L T Bernadotte, Queen of Belgium/Princess of Sweden, dies