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Historical Events In August - 29

Wednesday, 14 April 2021

1996  A Russian plane carrying coal miners to work at a remote arctic island smashes into a mountain top, killing all 41 people aboard in the worst air disaster on Norwegian soil on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1997  DVD's outsell Laserdiscs in the U.S on August - 29.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1997  On this day in history the Japanese Supreme Court rules the government acted illegally when it deleted from a history textbook references to Japan's deadly experiments on Chinese during World War II.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1998  On this day in history a Cuban airplane bursts into flames and crashes during takeoff from Quito, Ecuador, killing 79 people.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2005  At least 1,604 are killed, and severe damage is caused along the U.S. Gulf Coast, as Hurricane Katrina strikes the Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama coastal areas on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2012  Georgian hostage crisis results in 3 police officers and 10 militants being killed on August - 29.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2013  41 people are killed and 33 are injured in a bus accident in Kenya on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2014  On this day in history senegal is 5th country hit by Ebola  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2017  Hurricane Harvey sets rainfall record (51.88 inches in Cedar Bayou) from a tropical cyclone in continental US, according to US National Weather Service on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2017  US President Donald Trump visits flood affected Texas on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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2017  On August - 29 monsoon rains in Mumbai cause chaos closing schools and airports  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2018  Star quarterback Aaron Rodgers signs NFL record contract extension with the Green Bay Packers; 4 years worth $134m rising to a possible $180m with a record $103m in guarantees on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2018  On August - 29 john McCain is only the third person to lie in state at the Arizona state capital rotunda in Phoenix  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2018  On this day in history germany hands back human remains of Namibian Herero and Nama people murdered during 1904-08 genocide at church service in Berlin  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2018  On August - 29 russian President Vladimir Putin announces new retirement ages, 60 for women, 65 for men in TV address, amid protests  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2018  Former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond resigns from the Scottish National Party amid sexual abuse allegatuons on August - 29.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1387  Henry V, king of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1434  On August - 29 birth of janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1476  Kano Motonobu, Kyoto Japan, co-founder (Kano school of painting) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1561  Bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1609  On this day in history birth of sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Italian painter (Madonna)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1619  On this day in history birth of jean-Baptiste Colbert, French minister of Naval/baron  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1628  On this day in history birth of john Granville, 1st Earl of Bath, English royalist statesman (d. 1701)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1632  John Locke, England, empiricist philosopher; disproved substance was born on August - 29.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous People Died On This Day In History

0029  On August - 29 death of john the Baptist, beheaded  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0886  On this day in history basilius I, the Macedonier, Byzantine emperor (867-886), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1093  On this day in history death of hugh I, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1057)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1123  On August - 29 death of king Eystein I of Norway (b. ca. 1088)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1395  Death of Duke Albert III of Austria (b. 1349) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1442  On this day in history death of john VI, Duke of Brittany (b. 1389)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1523  On August - 29 ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot, dies at 35  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1526  Louis II, King of Hungary/Bohemia, dies in accident at 20 on August - 29.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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