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 This day in History - August 29
356 Historic Events for August 29
1966

Dutch Internal minister Smallenbroek resigns after driving drunk

Event
1967

Shaun Van Allen, Shaunavon, NHL center (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)

Birth
1967

Yanks longest day, Red Sox take 1st game 2-1 in 9, Yanks win 2nd game in 20, 4-3 a total of 8 hours and 19 minutes

Event
1967

Final TV episode of "Fugitive"

Event
1968

Victor Sutherland, dies at 79

Death
1968

1st US Open tennis match (Billie Jean King beats Dr Vija Vuskains)

Event
1968

Democratics nominate Hubert H Humphrey for president (Chicago)

Event
1968

Norwegian king Harald V marries Sonja

Event
1968

Darren Joseph, CFL fullback (Saskatchewan Roughriders)

Birth
1969

Brady Katytman, Greece NY, kayak (alt-Olympics-96)

Birth
1969

Joe Pepitone quits Yanks after being fined $500 for leaving the bench

Event
1969

KYUS TV channel 3 in Miles City, MT (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

Event
1969

Amanda Hope, Austin TX, playmate (Jul, 1992)

Birth
1969

Jerry Simons, soccer player (Dordrecht '90, Vitesse)

Birth
1970

Mary Clare, dies at 76

Death
1970

Jacco Elringh, Netherlands, tennis star

Birth
1970

Black Panthers confront cops in Phila (1 cop killed)

Event
1971

Dennis de Brown, soccer player (Sparta)

Birth
1972

SF Giant Jim Barr retires 1st 20 batters he faces added to last 21 he retired 6 days earlier for record 41 in a row

Event
1972

Lale [Liselotte H] Anderson, Ger night club performer/singer, dies

Death
1972

Rene Leibowitz, composer, dies at 59

Death
1972

Michael Roan, NFL tight end/halfback (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)

Birth
1973

Jermane Mayberry, guard/tackle (Philadelphia Eagles)

Birth
1973

Devin Wyman, defensive tackle (New England Patriots)

Birth
1973

Joe Carollo, WLAF G (Frankfurt Galaxy)

Birth