Historical Events In 1929
Monday, 18 January 2021
Aug 01 In the year 1929 syd Gregory, cricketer (Australian captain pre-WWI), dies
Aug 02 Phillies Don Hurst sets NL record of 6 consecutive games with a HR on this day in history.
Aug 03 Bethel Leslie, NYC, entertainer (Capt Newman MD, Rabbit Trap) in the year 1929.
Aug 04 On this day in history 60,000 SA'ers/SS'ers march by Munich
Aug 04 On this day in history yasser Arafat, leader (Palestine Liberation Organization)
Aug 07 Charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck forms Dutch govt on this day in history.
Aug 07 In the year 1929 don Larsen, pitcher (NY Yankees), on what must have been a perfect day
Aug 08 In the year 1929 1st airship flight around Earth flying eastward begins
Aug 08 In the year 1929 german airship Graf Zeppelin begins a round-the-world flight
Aug 08 In the year 1929 salem Oregon airport dedicated
Aug 09 In the year 1929 heinrich Zille, German cartoonist (Simplicissimus), dies at 71
Aug 10 Aletta Henriette Jacobs, 1st Dutch female doctor/feminist, dies at 75 in the year 1929.
Aug 10 Canadian National Railways place in service the first road diesel electric passenger locomotive. This consisted of two units, weighing a total of 335 tons on this day in history.
Aug 10 In the year 1929 grover Alexander beats Phils 7-1 for his 373rd & last NL win
Aug 11 Babe Ruth becomes 1st to hit 500 homers (off Willis Hudlin of Cleve) in the year 1929.
Aug 13 Augustyn Bloch, composer on this day in history.
Aug 14 Hewlett Thompson, Bishop of Exeter on this day in history.
Aug 14 Jewish Agency for Palestine forms on this day in history.
Aug 16 In the year 1929 bill Evans, US jazz pianist
Aug 16 In the year 1929 frank Valentine Van der Stucken, composer, dies at 70
Aug 18 Hugues Aufray, French singer in the year 1929.
Aug 19 In the year 1929 sergei P Diaghilev, Russia, dance master (Imperial Ballet), dies at 57
Aug 20 1st airship flight around Earth flying eastward completed in the year 1929.
Aug 20 In the year 1929 first airship flight around the Earth flying eastward completed
Aug 20 On this day in history norma Connolly, Boston, Mass, actress (Ruby Anderson-General Hospital)
Aug 21 Ahmed "Kathy" Kathrada, leader of S Afr Communist Party in the year 1929.
Aug 21 In the year 1929 chicago Cardinals become 1st pro football team to train out of town
Aug 22 Otto Liman von Sanders, German general in Turkey (WW I), dies at 74 in the year 1929.
Aug 23 Arabs attack Jews in Israel in the year 1929.
Aug 23 Charles Van de Woestijne, Flemish writer/poet (God on Sea), dies on this day in history.
Aug 24 On this day in history 43rd US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Phoebe H Watson (64 62)
Aug 25 On this day in history frederick Burton, cricketer (Australian wicketkeeper 1886-87), dies
Aug 25 Graf Zeppelin passes over SF for LA after trans-Pacific voyage in the year 1929.
Aug 26 1st US roller coaster built on this day in history.