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 This day in History - August 29
356 Historic Events for August 29
1881

Edvin Kallstenius, composer

Birth
1881

Valery Nicolas Larbaud, France, novelist/translator (Enfantines)

Birth
1882

Australia beat England by 7 runs "Death of English cricket"

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1882

Fred Spofforth completes 14-90 for match v England (7-46 and 7-44)

Event
1883

Seismic sea waves created by Krakatoa eruption create a rise in English Channel 32 hrs after explosion

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1884

Ehm Welk, writer

Birth
1885

Boxing's 1st heavyweight title fight with 3-oz gloves and 3-minute rounds fought between John L Sullivan and Dominick McCaffrey

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1885

Gottlieb Daimler receives German patent for a motorcycle

Event
1885

Phillies Charlie Ferguson no-hits Providence 1-0

Event
1889

1st American Intl pro lawn tennis contest (Newport RI)

Event
1891

Michael Chekhov, Russia, actor (Abie's Irish Rose, Rhapsody)

Birth
1893

Aleksei N Apuchtin, Rus poet (Stichotvorenia), dies at 52 [OS=8/17]

Death
1894

E Franklin Frazier, sociologist, died in 1962

Birth
1896

Chop suey invented in NYC by chef of visiting Chinese Ambassador

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1898

Preston Sturges, [Edmund P Biden], Chic, director (Sullivan's Travels)

Birth
1899

George Macready, Providence RI, actor (Martin Peyton-Peyton Place)

Birth
1899

Lyman L Lemnitzer, Marine Corps general (WW II)

Birth
1900

Oscar Nitzchke, German architect (Alcoa building/Centre Pompidou)

Birth
1903

Olive Ann Beech, aircraft industry executive

Birth
1903

Ernst Kreuder, writer

Birth
1904

Werner Forssman, German urologist (Nobel 1956)

Birth
1904

Murad V, sultan of Turkey (1876), dies

Death
1904

3rd modern Olympic Games opens in St Louis

Event
1905

Martinus A Jansen, Bishop of Rotterdam (1956-70)

Birth
1905

Lan Adomian, composer

Birth