Historical Events In August - 29
Sunday, 27 September 2020
1916 Steamer 'Hsin Iu' sinks off China coast, 1,000 drown on August - 29.
1916 On August - 29 congress creates US Naval reserve
1916 On August - 29 george Montgomery, Brady Mont, actor (Battle of Bulge, Hallucination)
1917 Isabel Sanford, NYC, actress (Louise-Jeffersons/All in the Family) on August - 29.
1918 Bapaume taken by Australian Corps and Canadian Corps in the Hundred Days Offensive on August - 29.
1918 Jelle Zijlstra, economist/minister/pres Netherlands Bank on this day in history.
1918 Max Dauthendey, writer, dies at 51 on this day in history.
1919 Prince Edward Island removes ban on automobiles after several years of no cars on August - 29.
1920 On this day in history the birth of Charlie Parker, Legendary American Jazz musician
1920 On August - 29 charles White, Perth Amboy NJ, actor (Airpot 95, Serpico)
1921 On August - 29 joel Asaph Allen, US zoologist (rule of Allen), dies at 83
1922 On this day in history emile Habibi, writer
1923 The birth of Lord Richard Attenborough, British actor and Director on August - 29.
1923 Hirulal Gaekwad, cricket all-rounder (Test for India 1952-53) on this day in history.
1924 On this day in history german Republic day accepts Dawes plan
1924 On August - 29 dinah Washington, Chicago, singer (What a Difference a Day Makes)
1925 On August - 29 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
1925 On August - 29 donald O'Connor, Chicago Ill, dancer/actor (Singing in the Rain)
1926 On August - 29 betty Lynn, American actress
1927 Marion Williams, US gospel singers (Stars of Faith) on August - 29.
1928 On August - 29 charles Gray, Bournemouth England, actor (Clay-Rawhide)
1928 Richard B Haldane, British viscount/lord-chancellor, dies at 72 on August - 29.
1929 On this day in history german airship Graf Zeppelin ends a round-the-world flight
1929 On August - 29 thom Gunn, Kent England, poet (The Wound)
1930 On this day in history the last 36 remaining inhabitants of St Kilda are voluntarily evacuated to other parts of Scotland.
1930 On this day in history marius J J van Amelsvoort, Dutch undersecretary (CDA)
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 On August - 29 jehan Sadat, 1st lady of Egypt
1933 Georgy Eduardovich Konyus, composer, dies at 70 on August - 29.
1934 David H Pryor, (Sen-D Arkansas, 1979- ) on this day in history.
1935 Queen Astrid of Belgium is killed in car accident in Switzerland on August - 29.
1935 2nd NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 5, All-Stars 0 (77,450) on this day in history.
1935 On this day in history astrid S L T Bernadotte, Queen of Belgium/Princess of Sweden, dies