Historical Events In August - 29
Saturday, 08 May 2021
1968 On August - 29 victor Sutherland, dies at 79
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 Hank Aaron becomes the first player in baseball's National League to drive in 100+ runs in 11 seasons on August - 29.
1972 Lale [Liselotte H] Anderson, Ger night club performer/singer, dies on August - 29.
1973 On August - 29 michael Dunn, short actor (Justine, Boom, Madigan), dies at 38
1975 On this day in history star in Cygnus goes nova becoming 4th brightest in sky
1975 Eamon de Valera, Irish president (1937..59), dies at 92 on this day in history.
1976 Anissa Jones, actress (Buffy-Family Affair), ODs at 18 on this day in history.
1977 On this day in history lou Brock breaks Ty Cobb's record by stealing the 893rd base of his baseball career.
1977 On this day in history jean Hagen, actress (Dead Ringer, Shaggy Dog, Arena), dies at 54
1979 Mary Marquet, actress (Landru, Paris Canaille), dies at 84 on August - 29.
1981 Lowell Thomas, newscaster (High Adventure), dies in Pawling NY at 89 on this day in history.
1982 Ingrid Bergman, actress (Anastasia, Gaslight), dies on 67th birthday on this day in history.
1983 Simon Oakland, actor (Toma, Kolchak, Baa Baa Black Sheep), dies at 61 on this day in history.
1985 Atlantis moves to launch pad for the 51-J mission on August - 29.
1985 On August - 29 alexander Abramsky, composer, dies at 87
1986 Ellis Achong, cricketer (West Indies 1933-35, "chinaman"), dies on this day in history.
1987 On this day in history academy Award-winner Lee Marvin dies in Tucson, AZ, at age 63.
1987 On August - 29 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 this day in history.
1989 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 on August - 29.
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 August - 29.
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 On August - 29 the Communist Party ends 75 years of power in the USSR.
1991 On August - 29 the Soviet Communist Party was formally suspended as leader of USSR
1991 On this day in history dallas Adams, British painter/writer/actor (Terror from Within), dies
1992 On August - 29 mary Norton, children book author (Borrowers), dies at 88
1993 On this day in history dorian Corey, actor (Paris is Burning), dies of AIDs at 56
1994 The Windsor and Hantsport Railway commences operation in Nova Scotia on this day in history.
1994 Arthur Ernest Mourant, haematologist, dies at 90 on August - 29.
1995 Frank Perry, US dir (Diary of Mad Housewife, David & Lisa), dies at 65 on this day in history.