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Historical Events In August - 29

Friday, 27 November 2020

1916  Steamer 'Hsin Iu' sinks off China coast, 1,000 drown on August - 29.  

1916  Congress creates US Naval reserve on August - 29.  

1916  On August - 29 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  Bapaume taken by Australian Corps and Canadian Corps in the Hundred Days Offensive on this day in history.  

1918  Jelle Zijlstra, economist/minister/pres Netherlands Bank on August - 29.  

1918  On this day in history 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  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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history german Republic day accepts Dawes plan  

1924  Dinah Washington, Chicago, singer (What a Difference a Day Makes) on August - 29.  

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  Donald O'Connor, Chicago Ill, dancer/actor (Singing in the Rain) on August - 29.  

1926  Betty Lynn, American actress on this day in history.  

1927  On this day in history marion Williams, US gospel singers (Stars of Faith)  

1928  Charles Gray, Bournemouth England, actor (Clay-Rawhide) on this day in history.  

1928  On this day in history richard B Haldane, British viscount/lord-chancellor, dies at 72  

1929  German airship Graf Zeppelin ends a round-the-world flight on August - 29.  

1929  On this day in history 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 August - 29.  

1930  Marius J J van Amelsvoort, Dutch undersecretary (CDA) on August - 29.  

1931  David Abercrombie, Abercrombie & Fitch founder on August - 29.  

1932  On August - 29 international Anti-War Committee forms in Amsterdam  

1933  Jehan Sadat, 1st lady of Egypt on this day in history.  

1933  Georgy Eduardovich Konyus, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1934  On this day in history david H Pryor, (Sen-D Arkansas, 1979- )  

1935  On this day in history 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 August - 29 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  Henry V, king of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19) was born on August - 29.  

1434  On August - 29 birth of janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator  

1476  On this day in history birth of kano Motonobu, Kyoto Japan, co-founder (Kano school of painting)  

1561  Bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry) was born on August - 29.  

1609  On August - 29 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  John Granville, 1st Earl of Bath, English royalist statesman (d. 1701) was born on August - 29.  

1632  On this day in history birth of john Locke, England, empiricist philosopher; disproved substance  

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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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1395  On this day in history death of duke Albert III of Austria (b. 1349)  

1442  Death of John VI, Duke of Brittany (b. 1389) on August - 29.  

1523  Ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot, dies at 35 on this day in history.  

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

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