Historical Events In August - 29
Wednesday, 14 April 2021
1968 On this day in history victor Sutherland, dies at 79
1970 Black Panthers confront cops in Phila (1 cop killed) on August - 29.
1970 Mary Clare, dies at 76 on August - 29.
1971 On this day in history hank Aaron becomes the first player in baseball's National League to drive in 100+ runs in 11 seasons.
1972 Lale [Liselotte H] Anderson, Ger night club performer/singer, dies on August - 29.
1973 Michael Dunn, short actor (Justine, Boom, Madigan), dies at 38 on this day in history.
1975 On August - 29 star in Cygnus goes nova becoming 4th brightest in sky
1975 Eamon de Valera, Irish president (1937..59), dies at 92 on this day in history.
1976 Anissa Jones, actress (Buffy-Family Affair), ODs at 18 on this day in history.
1977 Lou Brock breaks Ty Cobb's record by stealing the 893rd base of his baseball career on this day in history.
1977 Jean Hagen, actress (Dead Ringer, Shaggy Dog, Arena), dies at 54 on August - 29.
1979 Mary Marquet, actress (Landru, Paris Canaille), dies at 84 on this day in history.
1981 Lowell Thomas, newscaster (High Adventure), dies in Pawling NY at 89 on August - 29.
1982 Ingrid Bergman, actress (Anastasia, Gaslight), dies on 67th birthday on August - 29.
1983 On August - 29 simon Oakland, actor (Toma, Kolchak, Baa Baa Black Sheep), dies at 61
1985 Atlantis moves to launch pad for the 51-J mission on this day in history.
1985 On this day in history alexander Abramsky, composer, dies at 87
1986 Ellis Achong, cricketer (West Indies 1933-35, "chinaman"), dies on this day in history.
1987 Academy Award-winner Lee Marvin dies in Tucson, AZ, at age 63 on August - 29.
1987 Lee Marvin, actor (Cat Ballou, Gorky Park), dies in Tucson Ariz at 63 on this day in history.
1988 USSR launches 3 cosmonauts (Valery Polyakav, 1 Afghan) to station Mir on this day in history.
1989 On this day in history off the coast of Jalisco, Mexico a 6.7 quake was felt along the coast of Jalisco. Also felt at Guadalajara and in the southern part of the Mexico City area
1990 On this day in history c-5 transport plane crashes at Ramstein AFB, Germany, killing 13
1990 On this day in history saddam Hussein declares America can't beat Iraq
1990 Sandy, dog in the play Annie, dies at 16 on August - 29.
1991 John F Kennedy Jr wins his first law case on August - 29.
1991 The Communist Party ends 75 years of power in the USSR on August - 29.
1991 The Soviet Communist Party was formally suspended as leader of USSR on this day in history.
1991 Dallas Adams, British painter/writer/actor (Terror from Within), dies on August - 29.
1992 Mary Norton, children book author (Borrowers), dies at 88 on this day in history.
1993 On this day in history dorian Corey, actor (Paris is Burning), dies of AIDs at 56
1994 On August - 29 the Windsor and Hantsport Railway commences operation in Nova Scotia.
1994 On August - 29 arthur Ernest Mourant, haematologist, dies at 90
1995 Frank Perry, US dir (Diary of Mad Housewife, David & Lisa), dies at 65 on August - 29.