Historical Events In August - 29
Tuesday, 15 June 2021
1937 On August - 29 phila A's Bob Johnson is 2nd to get 6 RBIs in an inning (1st)
1938 The birth of Elliot Gould, American actor on this day in history.
1939 On August - 29 chaim Weizmann informs England that Palestine Jews will fight in WW II
1940 7th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Green Bay 45, All-Stars 28 (84,567) on this day in history.
1940 On August - 29 arthur De Greef, composer, dies at 77
1941 German Einsatzkommando in Russia kills 1,469 Jewish children on this day in history.
1941 Henri Louis, French officer/resistance fighter, executed at 40 on this day in history.
1942 On August - 29 american Jewish conference meets in New York to discuss agenda of Jewish Unity (Rescue vs. Zionist program).
1943 Denmark scuttles their warships so as not to be taken by Germany on August - 29.
1944 On August - 29 15,000 American troops liberating Paris march down Champs Elysees
1945 On this day in history british liberate Hong Kong from Japan
1946 J E Feenstra, Nazi military police commandant, executed on this day in history.
1947 Constantine Tsaldaris follows Maximos as Greece premier on this day in history.
1949 On this day in history uSSR explodes its first atomic bomb
1949 USSR performs first nuclear test on August - 29.
1950 Intl Olympic Committee votes admission to West Germany & Japan in '52 on August - 29.
1953 On August - 29 uSSR explodes its first hydrogen bomb
1953 KHSL TV channel 12 in Chico, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
1954 SF International Airport (SFO) opens on this day in history.
1956 French govt routes troops to Cyprus near Suez crisis on August - 29.
1957 Congress passes Civil Rights Act of 1957 on August - 29.
1957 On August - 29 strom Thurmond (Sen-D-SC) ends 24 hr filibuster against civil rights
1957 US Senator Strom Thurmond talks nonstop for 24 hours, 18 minutes to filibuster a civil rights bill on this day in history.
1958 On this day in history air Force Academy opens
1958 On this day in history air Force Academy opens in Colorado Springs, Colo
1960 Jordan premier Hazza-el-Madjali deadly injured at bomb attack on August - 29.
1960 On August - 29 alexander Gauge, actor (Adv of Robin Hood), dies at 46
1964 On this day in history uSS Boxer and two LSD's arrived off the coast of Hispaniola to give medical aid and helicopter evacuation services to people in areas of Haiti and the Dominican Republic badly damaged by Hurricane Cleo.
1964 Walt Disney's "Mary Poppins" released on August - 29.
1965 On this day in history astronauts Cooper & Conrad complete 120 Earth orbits in Gemini 5
1965 Gemini V, with astronauts Charles ("Pete") Conrad and Gordon Cooper aboard, splashes down after eight days of orbiting the Earth on August - 29.
1966 Beatles last public concert, (Candlestick Park, SF) on August - 29.
1966 On this day in history the Beatles make what would utimately be their last live performance with a show at San Francisco's Candlestick Park.
1967 On August - 29 final TV episode of "The Fugitive"