Historical Events In August - 29
Thursday, 28 September 2023
1895 On this day in history the formation of the Northern Rugby Union at the George Hotel, Huddersfield, England.
1896 Chop suey invented in NYC by chef of visiting Chinese Ambassador on August - 29.
1896 The Chinese-American dish Chop Suey is invented by the personal chef to China's US Ambassador, while on a trip to New York City on August - 29.
1898 On this day in history the Goodyear tire company is founded.
1898 Preston Sturges, [Edmund P Biden], Chic, director (Sullivan's Travels) on this day in history.
1899 George Macready, Providence RI, actor (Martin Peyton-Peyton Place) on this day in history.
1900 On this day in history oscar Nitzchke, German architect (Alcoa building/Centre Pompidou)
1903 Ernst Kreuder, writer on August - 29.
1904 On August - 29 3rd modern Olympic Games opens in St Louis
1904 Werner Forssman, German urologist (Nobel 1956) on August - 29.
1904 On August - 29 murad V, sultan of Turkey (1876), dies
1905 On August - 29 pierre de Brazza leaves Brazzaville
1905 Lan Adomian, composer on this day in history.
1906 Bridge in St Lawrence Canada caves in; 70 die on August - 29.
1906 Lurene Tuttle, Pleasant Lake Ind, actress (Father of Bride, Julia) on this day in history.
1907 On August - 29 the Quebec Bridge collapses during construction, killing 75 workers.
1907 On August - 29 joseph Wechsberg, Austria/US writer (Looking For a Bluebird)
1908 On this day in history nY gives a ticker tape parade to returning US Olympians from London
1909 AH Latham of France sets world airplane altitude record of 155 m on this day in history.
1909 World's first air race held in Rheims France. Glenn Curtis (USA) wins on August - 29.
1909 On August - 29 francis Henry Smith, librarian
1909 On August - 29 emil C Hansen, Danish physiologist, dies
1910 Japan changes Korea's name to ChÅsen and appoints a governor-general to rule its new colony on this day in history.
1910 Robert Pineda-Duque, composer on this day in history.
1910 On this day in history allen Hill, cricket bowler (England, 2 Tests), dies
1911 Ishi, considered the last Native American to make contact with European Americans, emerges from the wilderness of northeastern California on August - 29.
1912 Barry Sullivan, NYC, actor (Duffy's Tavern, Man Called X, Tall Man) on August - 29.
1913 Pieter Cort Van de Linden forms Dutch govt on August - 29.
1913 Len Butterfield, cricketer (NZ all-rounder, Test) on this day in history.
1914 On August - 29 arizonan is first vessel to arrive in SF via Panama Canal
1914 4th day of Tannenberg: Russian Narev-army panics, Gen Martos caught on August - 29.
1914 On August - 29 ... Machagovsky, Russian general (Tannenberg), dies in battle
1915 The birth of Ingrid Bergman, Swedish actress on this day in history.
1915 On this day in history denys Hay, historian