Historical Events In 1929
Friday, 07 August 2020
Aug 01 On this day in history syd Gregory, cricketer (Australian captain pre-WWI), dies
Aug 02 Phillies Don Hurst sets NL record of 6 consecutive games with a HR in the year 1929.
Aug 03 In the year 1929 bethel Leslie, NYC, entertainer (Capt Newman MD, Rabbit Trap)
Aug 04 60,000 SA'ers/SS'ers march by Munich in the year 1929.
Aug 04 Yasser Arafat, leader (Palestine Liberation Organization) on this day in history.
Aug 07 In the year 1929 charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck forms Dutch govt
Aug 07 On this day in history don Larsen, pitcher (NY Yankees), on what must have been a perfect day
Aug 08 1st airship flight around Earth flying eastward begins in the year 1929.
Aug 08 In the year 1929 german airship Graf Zeppelin begins a round-the-world flight
Aug 08 Salem Oregon airport dedicated in the year 1929.
Aug 09 On this day in history heinrich Zille, German cartoonist (Simplicissimus), dies at 71
Aug 10 Aletta Henriette Jacobs, 1st Dutch female doctor/feminist, dies at 75 on this day in history.
Aug 10 On this day in history canadian National Railways place in service the first road diesel electric passenger locomotive. This consisted of two units, weighing a total of 335 tons.
Aug 10 Grover Alexander beats Phils 7-1 for his 373rd & last NL win on this day in history.
Aug 11 On this day in history babe Ruth becomes 1st to hit 500 homers (off Willis Hudlin of Cleve)
Aug 13 In the year 1929 augustyn Bloch, composer
Aug 14 On this day in history hewlett Thompson, Bishop of Exeter
Aug 14 In the year 1929 jewish Agency for Palestine forms
Aug 16 Bill Evans, US jazz pianist in the year 1929.
Aug 16 In the year 1929 frank Valentine Van der Stucken, composer, dies at 70
Aug 18 Hugues Aufray, French singer on this day in history.
Aug 19 Sergei P Diaghilev, Russia, dance master (Imperial Ballet), dies at 57 in the year 1929.
Aug 20 On this day in history 1st airship flight around Earth flying eastward completed
Aug 20 First airship flight around the Earth flying eastward completed in the year 1929.
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 on this day in history.
Aug 21 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Aug 23 In the year 1929 arabs attack Jews in Israel
Aug 23 Charles Van de Woestijne, Flemish writer/poet (God on Sea), dies on this day in history.
Aug 24 43rd US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Phoebe H Watson (64 62) in the year 1929.
Aug 25 Frederick Burton, cricketer (Australian wicketkeeper 1886-87), dies in the year 1929.
Aug 25 Graf Zeppelin passes over SF for LA after trans-Pacific voyage on this day in history.
Aug 26 In the year 1929 1st US roller coaster built