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Historical Events In August - 29

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

1968  Victor Sutherland, dies at 79 on August - 29.  

1970  Black Panthers confront cops in Phila (1 cop killed) on this day in history.  

1970  Mary Clare, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

1971  On August - 29 hank Aaron becomes the first player in baseball's National League to drive in 100+ runs in 11 seasons.  

1972  On this day in history lale [Liselotte H] Anderson, Ger night club performer/singer, dies  

1973  Michael Dunn, short actor (Justine, Boom, Madigan), dies at 38 on August - 29.  

1975  Star in Cygnus goes nova becoming 4th brightest in sky on August - 29.  

1975  On this day in history eamon de Valera, Irish president (1937..59), dies at 92  

1976  On this day in history anissa Jones, actress (Buffy-Family Affair), ODs at 18  

1977  On this day in history lou Brock breaks Ty Cobb's record by stealing the 893rd base of his baseball career.  

1977  Jean Hagen, actress (Dead Ringer, Shaggy Dog, Arena), dies at 54 on August - 29.  

1979  Mary Marquet, actress (Landru, Paris Canaille), dies at 84 on August - 29.  

1981  On August - 29 lowell Thomas, newscaster (High Adventure), dies in Pawling NY at 89  

1982  On this day in history ingrid Bergman, actress (Anastasia, Gaslight), dies on 67th birthday  

1983  Simon Oakland, actor (Toma, Kolchak, Baa Baa Black Sheep), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1985  On August - 29 atlantis moves to launch pad for the 51-J mission  

1985  On this day in history alexander Abramsky, composer, dies at 87  

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 this day in history.  

1987  On this day in history lee Marvin, actor (Cat Ballou, Gorky Park), dies in Tucson Ariz at 63  

1988  USSR launches 3 cosmonauts (Valery Polyakav, 1 Afghan) to station Mir on August - 29.  

1989  On this day in history 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  C-5 transport plane crashes at Ramstein AFB, Germany, killing 13 on this day in history.  

1990  On this day in history saddam Hussein declares America can't beat Iraq  

1990  On this day in history sandy, dog in the play Annie, dies at 16  

1991  On August - 29 john F Kennedy Jr wins his first law case  

1991  On August - 29 the Communist Party ends 75 years of power in the USSR.  

1991  The Soviet Communist Party was formally suspended as leader of USSR on August - 29.  

1991  On this day in history dallas Adams, British painter/writer/actor (Terror from Within), dies  

1992  Mary Norton, children book author (Borrowers), dies at 88 on August - 29.  

1993  Dorian Corey, actor (Paris is Burning), dies of AIDs at 56 on this day in history.  

1994  On this day in history the Windsor and Hantsport Railway commences operation in Nova Scotia.  

1994  On this day in history arthur Ernest Mourant, haematologist, dies at 90  

1995  Frank Perry, US dir (Diary of Mad Housewife, David & Lisa), dies at 65 on August - 29.  

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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  Kano Motonobu, Kyoto Japan, co-founder (Kano school of painting) was born on August - 29.  

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  On August - 29 birth of jean-Baptiste Colbert, French minister of Naval/baron  

1628  John Granville, 1st Earl of Bath, English royalist statesman (d. 1701) was born on August - 29.  

1632  John Locke, England, empiricist philosopher; disproved substance was born on August - 29.  

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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  On August - 29 basilius I, the Macedonier, Byzantine emperor (867-886), dies  

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  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  Louis II, King of Hungary/Bohemia, dies in accident at 20 on this day in history.  

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