Historical Events In August - 29
Wednesday, 14 April 2021
1937 Phila A's Bob Johnson is 2nd to get 6 RBIs in an inning (1st) on August - 29.
1938 On this day in history the birth of Elliot Gould, American actor
1939 Chaim Weizmann informs England that Palestine Jews will fight in WW II on this day in history.
1940 7th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Green Bay 45, All-Stars 28 (84,567) on August - 29.
1940 Arthur De Greef, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1941 On August - 29 german Einsatzkommando in Russia kills 1,469 Jewish children
1941 Henri Louis, French officer/resistance fighter, executed at 40 on this day in history.
1942 American Jewish conference meets in New York to discuss agenda of Jewish Unity (Rescue vs. Zionist program) on this day in history.
1943 Denmark scuttles their warships so as not to be taken by Germany on August - 29.
1944 On August - 29 15,000 American troops liberating Paris march down Champs Elysees
1945 British liberate Hong Kong from Japan on this day in history.
1946 On August - 29 j E Feenstra, Nazi military police commandant, executed
1947 Constantine Tsaldaris follows Maximos as Greece premier on this day in history.
1949 On August - 29 uSSR explodes its first atomic bomb
1949 USSR performs first nuclear test on this day in history.
1950 Intl Olympic Committee votes admission to West Germany & Japan in '52 on August - 29.
1953 On this day in history uSSR explodes its first hydrogen bomb
1953 On August - 29 kHSL TV channel 12 in Chico, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting
1954 SF International Airport (SFO) opens on August - 29.
1956 On August - 29 french govt routes troops to Cyprus near Suez crisis
1957 Congress passes Civil Rights Act of 1957 on this day in history.
1957 On August - 29 strom Thurmond (Sen-D-SC) ends 24 hr filibuster against civil rights
1957 On August - 29 uS Senator Strom Thurmond talks nonstop for 24 hours, 18 minutes to filibuster a civil rights bill.
1958 On this day in history air Force Academy opens
1958 Air Force Academy opens in Colorado Springs, Colo on this day in history.
1960 On this day in history jordan premier Hazza-el-Madjali deadly injured at bomb attack
1960 On August - 29 alexander Gauge, actor (Adv of Robin Hood), dies at 46
1964 On August - 29 uSS Boxer and two LSD's arrived off the coast of Hispaniola to give medical aid and helicopter evacuation services to people in areas of Haiti and the Dominican Republic badly damaged by Hurricane Cleo.
1964 On August - 29 walt Disney's "Mary Poppins" released
1965 On this day in history astronauts Cooper & Conrad complete 120 Earth orbits in Gemini 5
1965 On this day in history gemini V, with astronauts Charles ("Pete") Conrad and Gordon Cooper aboard, splashes down after eight days of orbiting the Earth.
1966 Beatles last public concert, (Candlestick Park, SF) on this day in history.
1966 On this day in history the Beatles make what would utimately be their last live performance with a show at San Francisco's Candlestick Park.
1967 Final TV episode of "The Fugitive" on August - 29.