Historical Events In August - 29
Sunday, 27 September 2020
1895 The formation of the Northern Rugby Union at the George Hotel, Huddersfield, England on this day in history.
1896 On this day in history chop suey invented in NYC by chef of visiting Chinese Ambassador
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 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 On this day in history george Macready, Providence RI, actor (Martin Peyton-Peyton Place)
1900 On August - 29 oscar Nitzchke, German architect (Alcoa building/Centre Pompidou)
1903 Ernst Kreuder, writer on this day in history.
1904 On this day in history 3rd modern Olympic Games opens in St Louis
1904 On August - 29 werner Forssman, German urologist (Nobel 1956)
1904 On August - 29 murad V, sultan of Turkey (1876), dies
1905 On this day in history pierre de Brazza leaves Brazzaville
1905 On this day in history lan Adomian, composer
1906 Bridge in St Lawrence Canada caves in; 70 die on this day in history.
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 this day in history joseph Wechsberg, Austria/US writer (Looking For a Bluebird)
1908 NY gives a ticker tape parade to returning US Olympians from London on this day in history.
1909 AH Latham of France sets world airplane altitude record of 155 m on this day in history.
1909 On August - 29 world's first air race held in Rheims France. Glenn Curtis (USA) wins
1909 On August - 29 francis Henry Smith, librarian
1909 On this day in history emil C Hansen, Danish physiologist, dies
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 Allen Hill, cricket bowler (England, 2 Tests), dies on August - 29.
1911 Ishi, considered the last Native American to make contact with European Americans, emerges from the wilderness of northeastern California on August - 29.
1912 On August - 29 barry Sullivan, NYC, actor (Duffy's Tavern, Man Called X, Tall Man)
1913 On this day in history pieter Cort Van de Linden forms Dutch govt
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 August - 29.
1914 On this day in history 4th day of Tannenberg: Russian Narev-army panics, Gen Martos caught
1914 On this day in history ... Machagovsky, Russian general (Tannenberg), dies in battle
1915 The birth of Ingrid Bergman, Swedish actress on this day in history.
1915 On August - 29 denys Hay, historian