Historical Events In August - 29
Wednesday, 14 April 2021
1895 On August - 29 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 On this day in history 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.
1898 The Goodyear tire company is founded on August - 29.
1898 Preston Sturges, [Edmund P Biden], Chic, director (Sullivan's Travels) on August - 29.
1899 On August - 29 george Macready, Providence RI, actor (Martin Peyton-Peyton Place)
1900 Oscar Nitzchke, German architect (Alcoa building/Centre Pompidou) on August - 29.
1903 Ernst Kreuder, writer on this day in history.
1904 On August - 29 3rd modern Olympic Games opens in St Louis
1904 On August - 29 werner Forssman, German urologist (Nobel 1956)
1904 Murad V, sultan of Turkey (1876), dies on this day in history.
1905 On this day in history pierre de Brazza leaves Brazzaville
1905 Lan Adomian, composer on this day in history.
1906 On August - 29 bridge in St Lawrence Canada caves in; 70 die
1906 Lurene Tuttle, Pleasant Lake Ind, actress (Father of Bride, Julia) on this day in history.
1907 The Quebec Bridge collapses during construction, killing 75 workers on August - 29.
1907 Joseph Wechsberg, Austria/US writer (Looking For a Bluebird) on August - 29.
1908 On August - 29 nY gives a ticker tape parade to returning US Olympians from London
1909 On August - 29 aH Latham of France sets world airplane altitude record of 155 m
1909 World's first air race held in Rheims France. Glenn Curtis (USA) wins on August - 29.
1909 Francis Henry Smith, librarian on this day in history.
1909 Emil C Hansen, Danish physiologist, dies on this day in history.
1910 On August - 29 japan changes Korea's name to Chōsen and appoints a governor-general to rule its new colony.
1910 Robert Pineda-Duque, composer on August - 29.
1910 On August - 29 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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1913 On this day in history len Butterfield, cricketer (NZ all-rounder, Test)
1914 Arizonan is first vessel to arrive in SF via Panama Canal on this day in history.
1914 4th day of Tannenberg: Russian Narev-army panics, Gen Martos caught on this day in history.
1914 ... Machagovsky, Russian general (Tannenberg), dies in battle on August - 29.
1915 The birth of Ingrid Bergman, Swedish actress on this day in history.
1915 Denys Hay, historian on August - 29.