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Historical Events In August - 29

Tuesday, 27 July 2021

1968  On August - 29 victor Sutherland, dies at 79  

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  Hank Aaron becomes the first player in baseball's National League to drive in 100+ runs in 11 seasons on this day in history.  

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

1973  On this day in history michael Dunn, short actor (Justine, Boom, Madigan), dies at 38  

1975  Star in Cygnus goes nova becoming 4th brightest in sky on this day in history.  

1975  Eamon de Valera, Irish president (1937..59), dies at 92 on August - 29.  

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 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 this day in history.  

1982  Ingrid Bergman, actress (Anastasia, Gaslight), dies on 67th birthday on August - 29.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1990  Sandy, dog in the play Annie, dies at 16 on August - 29.  

1991  On this day in history 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  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 August - 29 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  The Windsor and Hantsport Railway commences operation in Nova Scotia on August - 29.  

1994  On August - 29 arthur Ernest Mourant, haematologist, dies at 90  

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

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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  Janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator was born on August - 29.  

1476  Kano Motonobu, Kyoto Japan, co-founder (Kano school of painting) was born on this day in history.  

1561  On this day in history birth of bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry)  

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 August - 29.  

1628  On August - 29 birth of john Granville, 1st Earl of Bath, English royalist statesman (d. 1701)  

1632  On this day in history birth of john Locke, England, empiricist philosopher; disproved substance  

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Famous Deaths In August - 29

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0029  On August - 29 death of john the Baptist, beheaded  

0886  On this day in history basilius I, the Macedonier, Byzantine emperor (867-886), dies  

1093  On this day in history death of hugh I, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1057)  

1123  Death of King Eystein I of Norway (b. ca. 1088) on August - 29.  

1395  On this day in history death of duke Albert III of Austria (b. 1349)  

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 this day in history.  

1526  On August - 29 louis II, King of Hungary/Bohemia, dies in accident at 20  

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