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Historical Events In August - 29

Sunday, 27 September 2020

1996  On this day in history 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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1997  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 on August - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1998  A Cuban airplane bursts into flames and crashes during takeoff from Quito, Ecuador, killing 79 people on August - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

2012  On this day in history georgian hostage crisis results in 3 police officers and 10 militants being killed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2013  41 people are killed and 33 are injured in a bus accident in Kenya on August - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

2017  On August - 29 hurricane Harvey sets rainfall record (51.88 inches in Cedar Bayou) from a tropical cyclone in continental US, according to US National Weather Service  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  On August - 29 uS President Donald Trump visits flood affected Texas  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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2017  Monsoon rains in Mumbai cause chaos closing schools and airports on August - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  On this day in history 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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  John McCain is only the third person to lie in state at the Arizona state capital rotunda in Phoenix on August - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

2018  On this day in history russian President Vladimir Putin announces new retirement ages, 60 for women, 65 for men in TV address, amid protests  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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1387  Henry V, king of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19) was born on August - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1434  On this day in history birth of janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1561  On August - 29 birth of bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1609  Sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Italian painter (Madonna) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1619  Jean-Baptiste Colbert, French minister of Naval/baron was born on August - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1628  John Granville, 1st Earl of Bath, English royalist statesman (d. 1701) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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0029  Death of John the Baptist, beheaded on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0886  On August - 29 basilius I, the Macedonier, Byzantine emperor (867-886), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1093  Death of Hugh I, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1057) on August - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1123  Death of King Eystein I of Norway (b. ca. 1088) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1395  On this day in history death of duke Albert III of Austria (b. 1349)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1526  Louis II, King of Hungary/Bohemia, dies in accident at 20 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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