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Historical Events In August - 29

Friday, 18 September 2020

1968  Victor Sutherland, dies at 79 on August - 29.  

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

1970  On August - 29 mary Clare, dies at 76  

1971  On this day in history 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  Michael Dunn, short actor (Justine, Boom, Madigan), dies at 38 on August - 29.  

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 August - 29 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  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 August - 29.  

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

1983  On August - 29 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 this day in history.  

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 August - 29.  

1987  On August - 29 lee Marvin, actor (Cat Ballou, Gorky Park), dies in Tucson Ariz at 63  

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  Saddam Hussein declares America can't beat Iraq on this day in history.  

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  The Communist Party ends 75 years of power in the USSR on this day in history.  

1991  The Soviet Communist Party was formally suspended as leader of USSR on this day in history.  

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

1992  Mary Norton, children book author (Borrowers), dies at 88 on this day in history.  

1993  Dorian Corey, actor (Paris is Burning), dies of AIDs at 56 on August - 29.  

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

1994  Arthur Ernest Mourant, haematologist, dies at 90 on August - 29.  

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 this day in history.  

1434  On this day in history birth of janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator  

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  John Granville, 1st Earl of Bath, English royalist statesman (d. 1701) was born on this day in history.  

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


Famous Deaths In August - 29

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0029  On this day in history death of john the Baptist, beheaded  

0886  On August - 29 basilius I, the Macedonier, Byzantine emperor (867-886), dies  

1093  Death of Hugh I, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1057) on this day in history.  

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

1526  On this day in history louis II, King of Hungary/Bohemia, dies in accident at 20  

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