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 This day in History - August 29
356 Historic Events for August 29
1973

Michael Dunn, short actor (Justine, Boom, Madigan), dies at 38

Death
1973

Stringer Davis, actress (Mouse on the Moon, Miranda), dies at about 77

Death
1973

Leigh Sherer, Jasper Alabama, Miss America (Alabama-Top 10-1996)

Birth
1974

USSR performs underground nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Event
1974

Brad Boston, Sarnia Ontario, soling yachter (Olympics-96)

Birth
1975

Leland T Weed

Death
1975

Star in Cygnus goes nova becoming 4th brightest in sky

Event
1975

Eamon de Valera, Irish president (1937..59), dies at 92

Death
1976

Anissa Jones, actress (Buffy-Family Affair), ODs at 18

Death
1976

Jimmy Reed, rocker, dies of epileptic seizure at 50

Death
1976

Stephanie Worcester, Miss USA-Maine (1997)

Birth
1976

Chris Renaud, Fredericton New Brunswick, swimmer (Olympics-96)

Birth
1976

Kasia Kulesza, Warsaw Poland, Canadian synchro swimmer (Oly-silver-96)

Birth
1976

Sandra Palmer wins LPGA National Jewish Hospital Golf Open

Event
1977

Jean Hagen, actress (Dead Ringer, Shaggy Dog, Arena), dies at 54

Death
1977

St Louis Cardinal Lou Brock eclipses Ty Cobb's 49-year-old career stolen bases record at 893 as Padres win 4-3

Event
1978

Larissa Meek, Miss Missouri Teen USA (1997)

Birth
1978

USTA National Tennis Center opens in Flushing NY

Event
1978

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Event
1978

Aim‚e Michelle Voshell, Felton Delaware, Miss America-Delaware (1997)

Birth
1979

Natasha Fisher, Miss Nebraska Teen USA (1997)

Birth
1979

Mary Marquet, actress (Landru, Paris Canaille), dies at 84

Death
1979

Sheridan Broadcasting Corp purchases Mutual Black Network

Event
1979

Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1981

Phillies minor leaguer Jeff Stone steals pro baseball record 121st base en route to 122 (Spartanburg (South Atlantic League))

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