Historical Events In August - 29
Wednesday, 06 July 2022
1916 On this day in history steamer 'Hsin Iu' sinks off China coast, 1,000 drown
1916 Congress creates US Naval reserve on this day in history.
1916 On this day in history george Montgomery, Brady Mont, actor (Battle of Bulge, Hallucination)
1917 On this day in history isabel Sanford, NYC, actress (Louise-Jeffersons/All in the Family)
1918 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1920 On this day in history the birth of Charlie Parker, Legendary American Jazz musician
1920 On this day in history charles White, Perth Amboy NJ, actor (Airpot 95, Serpico)
1921 On this day in history joel Asaph Allen, US zoologist (rule of Allen), dies at 83
1922 Emile Habibi, writer on this day in history.
1923 On August - 29 the birth of Lord Richard Attenborough, British actor and Director
1923 On August - 29 hirulal Gaekwad, cricket all-rounder (Test for India 1952-53)
1924 On August - 29 german Republic day accepts Dawes plan
1924 On August - 29 dinah Washington, Chicago, singer (What a Difference a Day Makes)
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 this day in history.
1925 On this day in history donald O'Connor, Chicago Ill, dancer/actor (Singing in the Rain)
1926 On August - 29 betty Lynn, American actress
1927 On August - 29 marion Williams, US gospel singers (Stars of Faith)
1928 On August - 29 charles Gray, Bournemouth England, actor (Clay-Rawhide)
1928 Richard B Haldane, British viscount/lord-chancellor, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1929 German airship Graf Zeppelin ends a round-the-world flight on this day in history.
1929 On this day in history thom Gunn, Kent England, poet (The Wound)
1930 The last 36 remaining inhabitants of St Kilda are voluntarily evacuated to other parts of Scotland on August - 29.
1930 On this day in history marius J J van Amelsvoort, Dutch undersecretary (CDA)
1931 On this day in history david Abercrombie, Abercrombie & Fitch founder
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 David H Pryor, (Sen-D Arkansas, 1979- ) on August - 29.
1935 On August - 29 queen Astrid of Belgium is killed in car accident in Switzerland
1935 On this day in history 2nd NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 5, All-Stars 0 (77,450)
1935 Astrid S L T Bernadotte, Queen of Belgium/Princess of Sweden, dies on August - 29.