Historical Events In August - 29
Wednesday, 06 July 2022
1968 Victor Sutherland, dies at 79 on August - 29.
1970 On this day in history black Panthers confront cops in Phila (1 cop killed)
1970 Mary Clare, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1971 On August - 29 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 this day in history.
1973 On August - 29 michael Dunn, short actor (Justine, Boom, Madigan), dies at 38
1975 Star in Cygnus goes nova becoming 4th brightest in sky on this day in history.
1975 On August - 29 eamon de Valera, Irish president (1937..59), dies at 92
1976 On this day in history anissa Jones, actress (Buffy-Family Affair), ODs at 18
1977 Lou Brock breaks Ty Cobb's record by stealing the 893rd base of his baseball career on August - 29.
1977 On this day in history jean Hagen, actress (Dead Ringer, Shaggy Dog, Arena), dies at 54
1979 On this day in history mary Marquet, actress (Landru, Paris Canaille), dies at 84
1981 On August - 29 lowell Thomas, newscaster (High Adventure), dies in Pawling NY at 89
1982 Ingrid Bergman, actress (Anastasia, Gaslight), dies on 67th birthday on this day in history.
1983 Simon Oakland, actor (Toma, Kolchak, Baa Baa Black Sheep), dies at 61 on August - 29.
1985 On August - 29 atlantis moves to launch pad for the 51-J mission
1985 On this day in history alexander Abramsky, composer, dies at 87
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 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 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 C-5 transport plane crashes at Ramstein AFB, Germany, killing 13 on August - 29.
1990 Saddam Hussein declares America can't beat Iraq on August - 29.
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 The Communist Party ends 75 years of power in the USSR on August - 29.
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 August - 29.
1992 Mary Norton, children book author (Borrowers), dies at 88 on this day in history.
1993 Dorian Corey, actor (Paris is Burning), dies of AIDs at 56 on August - 29.
1994 The Windsor and Hantsport Railway commences operation in Nova Scotia on this day in history.
1994 On August - 29 arthur Ernest Mourant, haematologist, dies at 90
1995 On this day in history frank Perry, US dir (Diary of Mad Housewife, David & Lisa), dies at 65