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 This day in History - August 29
356 Historic Events for August 29
1905

Pierre de Brazza leaves Brazzaville

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1906

William J Clothier wins the US Tennis Open

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1906

Lurene Tuttle, Pleasant Lake Ind, actress (Father of Bride, Julia)

Birth
1906

Bridge in St Lawrence Canada caves in; 70 die

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1907

Joseph Wechsberg, Austria/US writer (Looking For a Bluebird)

Birth
1908

NY gives a ticker tape parade to returning US Olympians from London

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1909

World's 1st air race held in Rheims France. Glenn Curtiss (USA) wins

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1909

AH Latham of France sets world airplane altitude record of 155 m

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1909

Francis Henry Smith, librarian

Birth
1909

Roy Reuther, Wheeling WV, labor leader

Birth
1909

Emil C Hansen, Danish physiologist, dies

Death
1910

Allen Hill, cricket bowler (England, 2 Tests), dies

Death
1910

Robert Pineda-Duque, composer

Birth
1910

Johann O Backlund, Swedish astronomer, dies at 64

Death
1910

John YWJ Eilerts de Cock, sea officer (Suriname), dies at 44

Death
1912

Emil Schumacher, German painter (Tangible Objects)

Birth
1912

Barry Sullivan, NYC, actor (Duffy's Tavern, Man Called X, Tall Man)

Birth
1913

Pieter Cort Van de Linden forms Dutch govt

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1913

Len Butterfield, cricketer (NZ all-rounder, Test)

Birth
1914

Arizonian is 1st vessel to arrive in SF via Panama Canal

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1914

Battle at St Quentin: French counter attack under General Lanrezac

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1914

... Machagovsky, Russian general (Tannenberg), dies in battle

Death
1914

4th day of Tannenberg: Russian Narev-army panics, Gen Martos caught

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1915

Denys Hay, historian

Birth
1915

Ingrid Bergman, Stockholm, actress (Casablanca, Cactus Flower)

Birth