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 This day in History - August 29
356 Historic Events for August 29
1959

Charles Lotsy, Dutch insurance director/chief d'‚quipe, dies at 66

Death
1959

Eddi Reader, rocker (Fairground Attraction-Find My Love)

Birth
1960

Alexander Gauge, actor (Adv of Robin Hood), dies at 46

Death
1960

Hazza el-Majali, PM of Jordan is assassinated

Death
1960

Vicki Baum, writer, dies

Death
1960

Jordan premier Hazza-el-Madjali deadly injured at bomb attack

Event
1961

Rebecca De Mornay, Santa Rose Cal, actress (Hand that Rocks Cradle)

Birth
1961

Tony MacAlpine, heavy metal rocker (Solo-Edge of Insanity)

Birth
1962

Carl Banks, NFL linebacker (Cleve Browns, NY Giants)

Birth
1962

US U-2 flight sees SAM launch pads in Cuba

Event
1962

Some provisions of Kuwaiti constitution are suspended

Event
1963

Elizabeth Brown, minister healer/writer

Birth
1963

Greg Holmes, Covina Cal, tennis star

Birth
1963

Greg Steele, rocker (Faster Pussycat-Wake Me When It's Over)

Birth
1963

Harmon Killebrew (Twins) HRs off Pete Burnside (Senators) in DH

Event
1964

"Funny Thing Happened" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 965 perfs

Event
1964

Walt Disney's "Mary Poppins" released

Event
1964

On Elston Howard Night, Mickey Mantle ties Babe Ruth's career strikeout record (1,330)

Event
1964

Jordi Arrese, Spain, tennis star

Birth
1965

Will Perdue, NBA center (San Antonio Spurs)

Birth
1965

Willie Mays sets NL record for HRs in a month with his 17th of August

Event
1965

Astronauts Cooper and Conrad complete 120 Earth orbits in Gemini 5

Event
1965

Alphons Arts, Dutch soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)

Birth
1966

Dan Truman, St George Utah, singer (Diamond Rio-Meet in the Middle)

Birth
1966

Beatles last public concert (Candlestick Park, SF)

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