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.