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 This day in History - August 29
356 Historic Events for August 29
1916

Von Hindenburg replaces Von Falkenhayn as German chief of staff

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1916

US Congress accept Jones Act: Philippines independence

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1916

Transportship Hsin-Yu and cruiser Hai-Yung collide; 1000 die

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1916

Congress creates US Naval reserve

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1916

Leo Horn, Dutch soccer referee/columnist/businessman

Birth
1916

George Montgomery, Brady Mont, actor (Battle of Bulge, Hallucination)

Birth
1916

Gen Von Hindenburg becomes German Chief of Staff

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1917

Isabel Sanford, NYC, actress (Louise-Jeffersons/All in the Family)

Birth
1918

Max Dauthendey, writer, dies at 51

Death
1918

Jelle Zijlstra, economist/minister/pres Netherlands Bank

Birth
1920

Susan Damante Shaw, London England, actress (Wilderness Family)

Birth
1920

Charles White, Perth Amboy NJ, actor (Airpot 95, Serpico)

Birth
1920

Charlie "Bird" Parker, US jazz saxophonist

Birth
1921

Joel Asaph Allen, US zoologist (rule of Allen), dies at 83

Death
1922

Emile Habibi, writer

Birth
1922

Yorgos Sicilianos, composer

Birth
1923

Richard Attenborough, England, actor/director (Gandhi, Young Winston)

Birth
1923

Hirulal Gaekwad, cricket all-rounder (Test for India 1952-53)

Birth
1923

Reinier Braams, Dutch biophysicist/MP (VVD)

Birth
1923

Lester Albert Trimble, composer

Birth
1924

German Republic day accepts Dawes plan

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1924

James W Wood, USAF/astronaut (Dynasoar)

Birth
1924

Dinah Washington, Chicago, singer (What a Difference a Day Makes)

Birth
1925

Donald O'Connor, Chicago Ill, dancer/actor (Singing in the Rain)

Birth
1925

After a night on the town, Babe Ruth shows up late for batting practice Miller Huggins suspends Ruth and slaps a $5,000 fine on him

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