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Famous Events For August 29

Famous Events For August 29 – Today In History

August 29: Today in History – Historical Events

Early Centuries – August 29 Historic Events – Before the 1700s

1. August 29, 0708 – Japan issued copper coins for the first time
2. August 29, 1178 – Callistus III, opposed to pope name pope title to Alexander III
3. August 29, 1261 – installation of Jacques Pantaleon as Pope Urban IV
4. August 29, 1350 – The English Navy commanded by King Edward III vanquishes a Castilian convoy of 40 vessels at the war of Winchelsea
5. August 29, 1475 – King Louis XI bargains for English links

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6. August 29, 1484 – installation of Giovanni Battista Cibo as Pope Innocent VIII
7. August 29, 1526 – In a critical battle of Mohacs, the Ottoman Empire under Suleiman the Magnificent seized the Hungarian Empire
8. August 29, 1533 – execution of the last Incan King of Peru, Atahualpa by Francisco Pizarro
9. August 29, 1540 – Emperor Karel bans the freedom of the city of Gent
10. August 29, 1612 – In the war of Surat in India, the English defeated the Portuguese
11. August 29, 1640 – agreement signed between English King Charles I and Scotland
12. August 29, 1655 – Warsaw seized without any fight by small combat under Charles X Gustav of Sweden during the floods
13. August 29, 1664 – Copyrights for wooden fire spout awarded to Adriaen Pieck/Gerrit de Ferry in Amsterdam

18th Century – What Happened on August 29 – The 1700s

14. August 29, 1708 – Seize of Menorca and Sardinia by the British Army
15. August 29, 1708 – French and Indians demolish Haverhill

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16. August 29, 1742 – a dissertation on the cards game meant to be played by four published by Edmond Hoyle
17. August 29, 1756 – England and France engage in a battle
18. August 29, 1756 – Prussian Libya seized Saxson thus making a beginning for a 7-year battle
19. August 29, 1758 – quota for Indians at the New Jersey parliamentary
20. August 29, 1776 – Americans pull out from Manhattan and move to Westchester
21. August 29, 1786 – Shay’s revolt in Springfield, Mass
22. August 29, 1792 – British Warship HMS Royal overturns at Spithead killing more than 800
23. August 29, 1793 – Slaves in the French settlement given freedom

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19th Century – August 29 This Day That Year – The 1800s

24. August 29, 1825 – independent status of Brazil accepted by Portugal
25. August 29, 1831 – electric modulator invented by Michael Faraday
26. August 29, 1833 – Law established in Britain to eliminate the slavery
27. August 29, 1842 – China and Great Britain agree to end the opium war
28. August 29, 1844 – Indians win the first white-Indian lacrosse game in Montreal
29. August 29, 1854 – copyrights for self-controlling windmill awarded to Daniel Halladay
30. August 29, 1861 – seizure of forts at Hatteras Inlet by the American Navy
31. August 29, 1862 – Inauguration of US agency for design and printing
32. August 29, 1864 – arrangements of chemical elements in nebulae found by William Huggins
33. August 29, 1871 – Emperor Meiji brings in some administrative changes in Japan

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34. August 29, 1882 – Australia defeats England in a cricket match by 7 runs
35. August 29, 1883 – the waves formed by the explosion of Krakatoa produce a rise in the English Channel after 32 hours of flare-up
36. August 29, 1885 – German copyrights for motorbikes granted to Gottlieb Daimler
37. August 29, 1885 – heavy-weight boxing match with 3-oz gloves and a round of 3 minutes between John L Sullivan and Dominic McCaffrey
38. August 29, 1889 – Lawn tennis expert match at International level
39. August 29, 1895 – inauguration of the Northern Rugby Union at George Hotel, Huddersfield, England
40. August 29, 1896 – the chef of the visiting Chinese diplomat creates cut suey
41. August 29, 1898 – establishment of Goodyear tire firm

20th Century – Important Events On This Day August 29 – 1900

42. August 29, 1900 – the murderer of King Umberto I of Italy was awarded a life sentence but later killed himself in 1901
43. August 29, 1903 – The Finance Minister, Court Witte was removed from his position. This is regarded as a victory for those in Russia. They want Russia to develop in Manchuria and Korea in opposition to Japan
44. August 29, 1904 – the inauguration of the 3rd modern Olympic plays in the US at St. Louis
45. August 29, 1905 – quitting of Brazzaville by Pierre de Brazza
46. August 29, 1906 – William Clothier defeats Write (8-3,6-0,8-4) at the 26th U S Men’s National Championship
47. August 29, 1907 – 75 workers were killed at the construction site of the Quebec Bridge at Clarence. Canada

48. August 29, 1908 – The Olympic Players returned from London and had a rousing welcome at NY
49. August 29, 1908 – William Larned defeats Wright (6-1,6-1’8-6) at the 28th US Men’s National Championship
50. August 29, 1909 – AH Latham of France sets a world-best achievement when he reached a height of 155 m by plane
51. August 29, 1909 – In a first-ever air race, conducted in Rheims in France, Glenn Curtiss of the USA emerges victorious
52. August 29, 1910 – Korea was renamed Chosen, and a new governor-general was installed to administer its new settlement
53. August 29, 1911 – The last American native, Ishi, makes his appearance from nowhere in northern-eastern California and contacts European Americans
54. August 29, 1913 – formation of Dutch Government by Pieter Cort Van de Linden
55. August 29, 1914 – Gen Martos of the Russian Army was captured, and the army dreads

56. August 29, 1914 – The first ship to reach SF by travel through the Panama Canal was the Arizonian
57. August 29, 1914 – Samoa in Germany seized by the New Zealand army
58. August 29, 1916 – parliament approves the creation of a reserve naval force in the US
59. August 29, 1916 – Philippines granted independence by US
60. August 29, 1916 – Von Falkenhayn is succeeded by Paul von Hindenburg as German Chief of Staff
61. August 29, 1918 – Hundred days of fighting by the combined forces of Australian and Canadian forces required to seize Bapaume
62. August 29, 1924 – plan by Dawes approved by the German Parliament
63. August 29, 1925 – Miller Huggins suspends and imposes a penalty of $5000 on Babe Ruth for coming late for batting practice
64. August 29, 1929 – air travel around the world by German aircraft Graf Zeppelin
65. August 29, 1929 – Anne Morrow Lindbergh completes her first single flight
66. August 29, 1930 – clearing of the remaining 36 residents of St Kilda on their own to different parts of Scotland

67. August 29, 1932 – a committee opposing war formed on an International level in Amsterdam
68. August 29, 1932 – closure of 800 stores manufacturing cigars
69. August 29, 1935 – Chicago Bears and All-Stars participate in the 2nd NFL Chicago All-Star play and score 5, 0 respectively
70. August 29, 1937 – in an inning 6 RBI were achieved for the 2nd time by Philadelphia A’s Bob Johnson
71. August 29, 1939 – The willingness to participate in WWII by Palestine was communicated to England by Chaim Weizmann
72. August 29, 1940 – Green Bay scores 45 and All-Stars score 28 in the 7th NFL Chicago-All-Star Play
73. August 29, 1941 – 1469 Jewish children in Russia murdered by German
74. August 29, 1943 – Germany’s attempt to seize Danish Navy vessels was foiled.
75. August 29, 1944 – Paris freed and the US army numbering about 15,000 parades through Champs Elysees
76. August 29, 1944 – revolt in Slovakia against Anti-German
77. August 29, 1945 – Hong Kong freed by the British from Japan

78. August 29, 1945 – Gen MacArthur was appointed to the Highest Rank as army Chief of associated authorities in Japan
79. August 29, 1947 – Maximos steps down as Greek Prime Minister to make way for Constantine Tsaldaris
80. August 29, 1949 – first atomic test by USSR at Semipalatinsk, Kazakh, USSR
81. August 29, 1950 – approval for West Germany to participate in the 1952 Olympics accorded by the International Olympic Council
82. August 29, 1952 – debut performance of “The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima”, a film depicting history, in New York
83. August 29, 1953 – the inauguration of the TV transmission Channel 12 in Chicago
84. August 29, 1953 – detonation of the first hydrogen bomb by USSR
85. August 29, 1954 – inauguration of the airport at San Francisco for international air traffic
86. August 29, 1956 – French army travels to Cyprus
87. August 29, 1957 – Civil Rights Act of 1957 approved by the Congress
88. August 29, 1957 – Senator Strom Thurmond completes his 24-hour speech opposing public privileges
89. August 29, 1958 – singer George Harrison admitted into The Quarrymen
90. August 29, 1960 – near fatal injuries caused by detonation attack on Jordan Prime Minister Hazza-el-Madjali
91. August 29, 1962 – some stipulations of the Kuwaiti instruments of government kept in abeyance
92. August 29, 1962 – SAM launch pads in Cuba are observed by U-2 aircraft belonging to the US
93. August 29, 1964 – valedictory of “Funny Thing Happened” after 965 presentations at Alvin Theatre, NYC
94. August 29, 1964 – debut performance of Walt Disney’s “Mary Poppins” guided by Stevenson and featuring Julie Andrews and Dick van Dyke
95. August 29, 1965 – Gemini 5, onboard Astronauts Cooper and Conrad circles full 129 around the Earth
96. August 29, 1966 – final community musical by The Beatles

97. August 29, 1966 – stepping down of Dutch internal minister, Smallenbroek, for having driven after drinking
98. August 29, 1967 – The last television event of “The Fugitive” featuring David Janssen viewed by 78 million persons
99. August 29, 1968 – Billie Jean King defeats Dr Vija Vuskains at the 1st US Open tennis match
100. August 29, 1968 – Herbert H Humphrey was the presidential hopeful of the Democratic party for US president
101. August 29, 1969 – inauguration of KYUS television channel 3 in Miles City, MT
102. August 29, 1970 – one policeman was killed in Philadelphia when black Panthers encounter
103. August 29, 1974 – atomic detonation underground by USSR at Novaya Zemlya, USSR
104. August 29, 1975 – new star becomes the 4th dazzling in the atmosphere
105. August 29, 1976 – LPGA National Jewish Hospital Golf Open achieved by Sandra Palmer
106. August 29, 1978 – atomic test by USSR at Eastern Kazakh, USSR
107. August 29, 1978 – inauguration of USTA National Tennis group in Flushing NY
108. August 29, 1979 – atomic test by Great Britain at Nevada
109. August 29, 1979 – sale of Mutual Black Network to Sheridan Broadcasting Group
110. August 29, 1981 – US triumphs, 15-9, at the 28th Walker Cup
111. August 29, 1982 – Cleveland’s lowest temperature known was 38 F
112. August 29, 1982 – 1500th hit in baseball achieved by George Brett
113. August 29, 1982 – LPGA Henredon Golf Classic achieved by Joanne Carner
114. August 29, 1982 – “Abracadabra” by Steve Miller becomes No.1
115. August 29, 1982 – A German lab in Darmstadt prepares Meitnerium component with atomic number 109
116. August 29, 1985 – launching of 51-J assignment
117. August 29, 1986 – agreement for harmony between Libya and Moroccan King Hassan II reached
118. August 29, 1987 – Women’s Marathon World Championship in Rome achieved by athlete Rosa Mota of Portuguese ( 2hr 25.17 min)
119. August 29, 1987 – Golden Lion awarded to “Au revoir les enfants” guided by Louis Malle at the 44th Venice Film Festival
120. August 29, 1988 – tap dancing Guinness best by Macy’s Tap-o-Mania
121. August 29, 1988 – Golden Lion award to “The Legend of the Holy Drinker” guided by Ermanno Olmi at the 25th Venice Film Festival
122. August 29, 1990 – aircraft accident involving a C-5 commercial plane at Ramstein Air Force Base, Germany leaves 13 dead
123. August 29, 1990 – Saddam Hussein affirms that America will not be able to defeat Iraq
124. August 29, 1991 – JFK Jr succeeds in his 1st fight as a lawyer
125. August 29, 1991 – the activities of the Communist Party banned by the USSR
126. August 29, 1992 – the boxing match at Wembley Stadium, London witnessed outside the US (75000)
127. August 29, 1993 – Brandie Burton achieves the 21st du Maurier Golf Classic
128. August 29, 1993 – John Harris achieves the 93rd US Golf Amateur Championship
129. August 29, 1995 – NATO’s offensive against the Bosnian Serb army
130. August 29, 1996 – 141 persons abroad Vnukovo aircraft Ti 154 died in an accident on the mountain ranges of the Arctic island of Spitsbergen
131. August 29, 1997 – GIA carryout butchery in Algeria killing a minimum of 98 peasants
132. August 29, 1999 – valedictory of 7th World Championships in Athletics at Seville, Spain

21st Century – August 29 This Day In History – The 2000s

133. August 29, 2001 – Golden Lion award to “Monsoon Wedding” guided by Mira Nair at the 58th Venice Festival
134. August 29, 2002 – Eminem and Pink achieved the 19th MTV Video Music Awards
135. August 29, 2003 – terrorists assassinate a Shia Muslim chief Ayatollah Sayed Mohammed Baqir a;-Hakim in Iraq along with other 100 offering prayers when they are about to leave a mosque in Najaf
136. August 29,2004 – OutKast, Beyonce, and Usher Lil Jon and Ludacris achieve the 2nd MTV Video Music Awards
137. August 29, 2004 – valedictory of 28th Olympic Play at Athens, Greece
138. August 29, 2005 – cyclone Katrina hits US Gulf Coast from Louisiana to Florida Panhandle killing more than 1836 and damaging to the tune of $225 billion
139. August 29, 2007 – Golden Lion Award to “Lust, Caution” guided by Ang Lee at the 64th Venice Film Festival
140. August 29, 2009 – the first appearance of Cristiano Ronald for Real Madrid, achieves a 3-2 win over Deportivo La Coruna
141. August 29, 2010 – Mad Men, Modern Family. Bryan Cranston and Kyra Sedgwick achieved the 62nd Emmy Awards
142. August 29, 2012 – 3 police officers and 10 activists killed in a Georgian captive incident
143. August 29, 2012 – the Egyptian army undertakes action against extremists kills 11 suspected extremists, and detains some 23
144. August 29, 2012 – the poison of Banana Spider is said to cure erectile dysfunction
145. August 29, 2013 – “Pieta” guided by Kim Ki-duk achieves the Golden Lion at the 69th Film Festival
146. August 29, 2013 – a bus accident in Kenya leaves 41 dead and 33 wounded
147. August 29, 2014 – Ebola spreads to Senegal, the 5th in the series
148. August 29, 2014 – Rebellion in Guinea on the suspicion that health staff are wantonly communicating Ebola virus to residents
149. August 29, 2016 – The Italian guarding the line claims to have saved 6500 immigrants in 40 events in a day in Sabratha, Libya

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