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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.  

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

1476  On this day in history birth of kano Motonobu, Kyoto Japan, co-founder (Kano school of painting)  

1561  On August - 29 birth of bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry)  

1609  Sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Italian painter (Madonna) was born on August - 29.  

1619  Jean-Baptiste Colbert, French minister of Naval/baron was born on August - 29.  

1628  John Granville, 1st Earl of Bath, English royalist statesman (d. 1701) was born on August - 29.  

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

1123  On this day in history death of king Eystein I of Norway (b. ca. 1088)  

1395  On August - 29 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  On August - 29 ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot, dies at 35  

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

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