Historical Events In August - 29
Friday, 18 September 2020
1968 Victor Sutherland, dies at 79 on August - 29.
1970 On this day in history black Panthers confront cops in Phila (1 cop killed)
1970 On August - 29 mary Clare, dies at 76
1971 On this day in history hank Aaron becomes the first player in baseball's National League to drive in 100+ runs in 11 seasons.
1972 Lale [Liselotte H] Anderson, Ger night club performer/singer, dies on this day in history.
1973 Michael Dunn, short actor (Justine, Boom, Madigan), dies at 38 on August - 29.
1975 On August - 29 star in Cygnus goes nova becoming 4th brightest in sky
1975 On August - 29 eamon de Valera, Irish president (1937..59), dies at 92
1976 On August - 29 anissa Jones, actress (Buffy-Family Affair), ODs at 18
1977 Lou Brock breaks Ty Cobb's record by stealing the 893rd base of his baseball career on this day in history.
1977 On August - 29 jean Hagen, actress (Dead Ringer, Shaggy Dog, Arena), dies at 54
1979 Mary Marquet, actress (Landru, Paris Canaille), dies at 84 on this day in history.
1981 Lowell Thomas, newscaster (High Adventure), dies in Pawling NY at 89 on August - 29.
1982 On this day in history ingrid Bergman, actress (Anastasia, Gaslight), dies on 67th birthday
1983 On August - 29 simon Oakland, actor (Toma, Kolchak, Baa Baa Black Sheep), dies at 61
1985 Atlantis moves to launch pad for the 51-J mission on August - 29.
1985 Alexander Abramsky, composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.
1986 On this day in history ellis Achong, cricketer (West Indies 1933-35, "chinaman"), dies
1987 Academy Award-winner Lee Marvin dies in Tucson, AZ, at age 63 on August - 29.
1987 On August - 29 lee Marvin, actor (Cat Ballou, Gorky Park), dies in Tucson Ariz at 63
1988 On this day in history uSSR launches 3 cosmonauts (Valery Polyakav, 1 Afghan) to station Mir
1989 On August - 29 off the coast of Jalisco, Mexico a 6.7 quake was felt along the coast of Jalisco. Also felt at Guadalajara and in the southern part of the Mexico City area
1990 On August - 29 c-5 transport plane crashes at Ramstein AFB, Germany, killing 13
1990 Saddam Hussein declares America can't beat Iraq on this day in history.
1990 On August - 29 sandy, dog in the play Annie, dies at 16
1991 John F Kennedy Jr wins his first law case on this day in history.
1991 The Communist Party ends 75 years of power in the USSR on this day in history.
1991 The Soviet Communist Party was formally suspended as leader of USSR on this day in history.
1991 Dallas Adams, British painter/writer/actor (Terror from Within), dies on August - 29.
1992 Mary Norton, children book author (Borrowers), dies at 88 on this day in history.
1993 Dorian Corey, actor (Paris is Burning), dies of AIDs at 56 on August - 29.
1994 On August - 29 the Windsor and Hantsport Railway commences operation in Nova Scotia.
1994 Arthur Ernest Mourant, haematologist, dies at 90 on August - 29.
1995 On this day in history frank Perry, US dir (Diary of Mad Housewife, David & Lisa), dies at 65