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.