Historical Events In August - 29
Sunday, 27 September 2020
1968 On this day in history victor Sutherland, dies at 79
1970 On this day in history black Panthers confront cops in Phila (1 cop killed)
1970 On this day in history mary Clare, dies at 76
1971 Hank Aaron becomes the first player in baseball's National League to drive in 100+ runs in 11 seasons on August - 29.
1972 On August - 29 lale [Liselotte H] Anderson, Ger night club performer/singer, dies
1973 Michael Dunn, short actor (Justine, Boom, Madigan), dies at 38 on August - 29.
1975 Star in Cygnus goes nova becoming 4th brightest in sky on this day in history.
1975 Eamon de Valera, Irish president (1937..59), dies at 92 on August - 29.
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 August - 29.
1981 On this day in history lowell Thomas, newscaster (High Adventure), dies in Pawling NY at 89
1982 On this day in history ingrid Bergman, actress (Anastasia, Gaslight), dies on 67th birthday
1983 On this day in history simon Oakland, actor (Toma, Kolchak, Baa Baa Black Sheep), dies at 61
1985 On August - 29 atlantis moves to launch pad for the 51-J mission
1985 Alexander Abramsky, composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.
1986 On August - 29 ellis Achong, cricketer (West Indies 1933-35, "chinaman"), dies
1987 Academy Award-winner Lee Marvin dies in Tucson, AZ, at age 63 on this day in history.
1987 On August - 29 lee Marvin, actor (Cat Ballou, Gorky Park), dies in Tucson Ariz at 63
1988 USSR launches 3 cosmonauts (Valery Polyakav, 1 Afghan) to station Mir on August - 29.
1989 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 on August - 29.
1990 On August - 29 c-5 transport plane crashes at Ramstein AFB, Germany, killing 13
1990 On August - 29 saddam Hussein declares America can't beat Iraq
1990 Sandy, dog in the play Annie, dies at 16 on this day in history.
1991 John F Kennedy Jr wins his first law case on August - 29.
1991 On this day in history the Communist Party ends 75 years of power in the USSR.
1991 On this day in history the Soviet Communist Party was formally suspended as leader of USSR
1991 Dallas Adams, British painter/writer/actor (Terror from Within), dies on this day in history.
1992 Mary Norton, children book author (Borrowers), dies at 88 on this day in history.
1993 On August - 29 dorian Corey, actor (Paris is Burning), dies of AIDs at 56
1994 On this day in history the Windsor and Hantsport Railway commences operation in Nova Scotia.
1994 Arthur Ernest Mourant, haematologist, dies at 90 on this day in history.
1995 Frank Perry, US dir (Diary of Mad Housewife, David & Lisa), dies at 65 on this day in history.