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 This day in History - August 29
356 Historic Events for August 29
1981

28th Walker Cup: US wins 15-9

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1981

Lowell Thomas, newscaster (High Adventure), dies in Pawling NY at 89

Death
1982

George Brett gets his 1,500th hit

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1982

Joanne Carner wins LPGA Henredon Golf Classic

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1982

38øF lowest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in August

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1982

Lehman Engel, US composer (Streetcar Named Desire), dies at 71

Death
1982

Ingrid Bergman, actress (Anastasia, Gaslight), dies on 67th birthday

Death
1982

Nahum Goldmann, pres Zionist World Organization, dies at 87

Death
1982

Steve Miller's "Abracadabra" hits #1

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1983

Simon Oakland, actor (Toma, Kolchak, Baa Baa Black Sheep), dies at 61

Death
1983

William Goyen, writer, dies at 68

Death
1985

Emmy News and Documentaries Award presentation

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1985

Evelyn Ankers, actress (Black Beauty, Jungle Woman), dies at 67

Death
1985

Alexander Abramsky, composer, dies at 87

Death
1985

Patrick Barr, actor (Black Orchid, On the Run), dies at 77

Death
1985

Atlantis moves to launch pad for 51-J mission

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1985

NY Yank Don Baylor is hit by a pitch for a record 190th time

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1986

Ellis Achong, cricketer (West Indies 1933-35, "chinaman"), dies

Death
1986

Heike Drechsler of E Germany ties world women's 200 m mark (21.71s)

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1986

Morocco king Hassan II signs unity treaty with Libya

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1987

Lee Marvin, actor (Cat Ballou, Gorky Park), dies in Tucson Ariz at 63

Death
1987

Nolan Ryan passes the 200-strikeout barrier for record 11th time

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1987

Rosa Mota becomes wins female Rome marathon (2:25:17)

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1988

Macy's Tap-o-Mania sets Guiness record

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1988

USSR launches 3 cosmonauts (Valery Polyakav, 1 Afghan) to station Mir

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