Historical Events In August - 29
Wednesday, 14 April 2021
1916 On this day in history steamer 'Hsin Iu' sinks off China coast, 1,000 drown
1916 Congress creates US Naval reserve on August - 29.
1916 George Montgomery, Brady Mont, actor (Battle of Bulge, Hallucination) on August - 29.
1917 Isabel Sanford, NYC, actress (Louise-Jeffersons/All in the Family) on this day in history.
1918 On August - 29 bapaume taken by Australian Corps and Canadian Corps in the Hundred Days Offensive
1918 Jelle Zijlstra, economist/minister/pres Netherlands Bank on this day in history.
1918 On this day in history max Dauthendey, writer, dies at 51
1919 Prince Edward Island removes ban on automobiles after several years of no cars on August - 29.
1920 The birth of Charlie Parker, Legendary American Jazz musician on August - 29.
1920 Charles White, Perth Amboy NJ, actor (Airpot 95, Serpico) on this day in history.
1921 Joel Asaph Allen, US zoologist (rule of Allen), dies at 83 on August - 29.
1922 On this day in history emile Habibi, writer
1923 On this day in history the birth of Lord Richard Attenborough, British actor and Director
1923 Hirulal Gaekwad, cricket all-rounder (Test for India 1952-53) on this day in history.
1924 German Republic day accepts Dawes plan on August - 29.
1924 Dinah Washington, Chicago, singer (What a Difference a Day Makes) on August - 29.
1925 After a night on the town, Babe Ruth shows up late for batting practice Miller Huggins suspends Ruth & slaps a $5,000 fine on him on August - 29.
1925 Donald O'Connor, Chicago Ill, dancer/actor (Singing in the Rain) on this day in history.
1926 Betty Lynn, American actress on August - 29.
1927 Marion Williams, US gospel singers (Stars of Faith) on August - 29.
1928 Charles Gray, Bournemouth England, actor (Clay-Rawhide) on this day in history.
1928 Richard B Haldane, British viscount/lord-chancellor, dies at 72 on August - 29.
1929 German airship Graf Zeppelin ends a round-the-world flight on this day in history.
1929 Thom Gunn, Kent England, poet (The Wound) on August - 29.
1930 On August - 29 the last 36 remaining inhabitants of St Kilda are voluntarily evacuated to other parts of Scotland.
1930 Marius J J van Amelsvoort, Dutch undersecretary (CDA) on August - 29.
1931 David Abercrombie, Abercrombie & Fitch founder on this day in history.
1932 On this day in history international Anti-War Committee forms in Amsterdam
1933 Jehan Sadat, 1st lady of Egypt on August - 29.
1933 On this day in history georgy Eduardovich Konyus, composer, dies at 70
1934 On August - 29 david H Pryor, (Sen-D Arkansas, 1979- )
1935 Queen Astrid of Belgium is killed in car accident in Switzerland on this day in history.
1935 On this day in history 2nd NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 5, All-Stars 0 (77,450)
1935 On this day in history astrid S L T Bernadotte, Queen of Belgium/Princess of Sweden, dies