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Historical Events In August - 29

Wednesday, 03 March 2021

1968  Victor Sutherland, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

1970  On this day in history black Panthers confront cops in Phila (1 cop killed)  

1970  Mary Clare, dies at 76 on August - 29.  

1971  On August - 29 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  On August - 29 michael Dunn, short actor (Justine, Boom, Madigan), dies at 38  

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 this day in history 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  On this day in history mary Marquet, actress (Landru, Paris Canaille), dies at 84  

1981  Lowell Thomas, newscaster (High Adventure), dies in Pawling NY at 89 on this day in history.  

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

1983  On this day in history 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 August - 29.  

1986  Ellis Achong, cricketer (West Indies 1933-35, "chinaman"), dies on this day in history.  

1987  Academy Award-winner Lee Marvin dies in Tucson, AZ, at age 63 on August - 29.  

1987  Lee Marvin, actor (Cat Ballou, Gorky Park), dies in Tucson Ariz at 63 on August - 29.  

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

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 this day in history.  

1990  C-5 transport plane crashes at Ramstein AFB, Germany, killing 13 on August - 29.  

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 August - 29.  

1991  On this day in history the Communist Party ends 75 years of power in the USSR.  

1991  On this day in history the Soviet Communist Party was formally suspended as leader of USSR  

1991  Dallas Adams, British painter/writer/actor (Terror from Within), dies on August - 29.  

1992  On this day in history mary Norton, children book author (Borrowers), dies at 88  

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

1994  On August - 29 the Windsor and Hantsport Railway commences operation in Nova Scotia.  

1994  Arthur Ernest Mourant, haematologist, dies at 90 on this day in history.  

1995  Frank Perry, US dir (Diary of Mad Housewife, David & Lisa), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

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  Bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1632  John Locke, England, empiricist philosopher; disproved substance was born on this day in history.  

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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 August - 29.  

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  On August - 29 death of king Eystein I of Norway (b. ca. 1088)  

1395  Death of Duke Albert III of Austria (b. 1349) on this day in history.  

1442  Death of John VI, Duke of Brittany (b. 1389) on this day in history.  

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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