Historical Events In August - 29
Wednesday, 06 July 2022
1937 On August - 29 phila A's Bob Johnson is 2nd to get 6 RBIs in an inning (1st)
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 August - 29.
1940 On August - 29 7th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Green Bay 45, All-Stars 28 (84,567)
1940 On August - 29 arthur De Greef, composer, dies at 77
1941 On this day in history german Einsatzkommando in Russia kills 1,469 Jewish children
1941 On August - 29 henri Louis, French officer/resistance fighter, executed at 40
1942 On this day in history american Jewish conference meets in New York to discuss agenda of Jewish Unity (Rescue vs. Zionist program).
1943 On this day in history denmark scuttles their warships so as not to be taken by Germany
1944 On this day in history 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 On this day in history constantine Tsaldaris follows Maximos as Greece premier
1949 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1953 On this day in history uSSR explodes its first hydrogen bomb
1953 KHSL TV channel 12 in Chico, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting on August - 29.
1954 On August - 29 sF International Airport (SFO) opens
1956 French govt routes troops to Cyprus near Suez crisis on August - 29.
1957 Congress passes Civil Rights Act of 1957 on this day in history.
1957 Strom Thurmond (Sen-D-SC) ends 24 hr filibuster against civil rights on August - 29.
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 On August - 29 air Force Academy opens in Colorado Springs, Colo
1960 Jordan premier Hazza-el-Madjali deadly injured at bomb attack on August - 29.
1960 On this day in history alexander Gauge, actor (Adv of Robin Hood), dies at 46
1964 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 on August - 29.
1964 Walt Disney's "Mary Poppins" released on August - 29.
1965 On August - 29 astronauts Cooper & Conrad complete 120 Earth orbits in Gemini 5
1965 On August - 29 gemini V, with astronauts Charles ("Pete") Conrad and Gordon Cooper aboard, splashes down after eight days of orbiting the Earth.
1966 On this day in history beatles last public concert, (Candlestick Park, SF)
1966 On August - 29 the Beatles make what would utimately be their last live performance with a show at San Francisco's Candlestick Park.
1967 On August - 29 final TV episode of "The Fugitive"