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 This day in History - August 29
356 Historic Events for August 29
1927

Marion Williams, US gospel singers (Stars of Faith)

Birth
1928

Thomas Stewart, San Saba Texas, baritone (La Roche Capriccio)

Birth
1928

Charles Gray, Bournemouth England, actor (Clay-Rawhide)

Birth
1928

Richard B Haldane, British viscount/lord-chancellor, dies at 72

Death
1929

Thom Gunn, Kent England, poet (The Wound)

Birth
1929

German airship Graf Zeppelin ends a round-the-world flight

Event
1930

Marius J J van Amelsvoort, Dutch undersecretary (CDA)

Birth
1932

United Cigar Stores shuts 800 shops

Event
1932

International Anti-War Committee forms in Amsterdam

Event
1933

Ramses Shaffy, Dutch cabaret actor (Zaak MP, Liefdesbekentenissen)

Birth
1933

Jehan Sadat, 1st lady of Egypt

Birth
1933

Georgy Eduardovich Konyus, composer, dies at 70

Death
1934

John Guy, cricketer (solid left-handed batsman for NZ in late 1950's)

Birth
1934

David H Pryor, (Sen-D Arkansas, 1979- )

Birth
1934

Jean-Pierre Guezek, composer

Birth
1934

Gene Allison, US RandB-singer (You Can Make It If You Try)

Birth
1935

Hugo Brandt Corstius, Dutch essayist/mathematician

Birth
1935

Charles Lee Williams, composer, dies at 82

Death
1935

2nd NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 5, All-Stars 0 (77,450)

Event
1935

Astrid S L T Bernadotte, Queen of Belgium/Princess of Sweden, dies

Death
1936

John McCain, (Rep-R-Arizona, 1983-86)

Birth
1936

Gilbert Amy, French composer (Coeur de Fum‚e)

Birth
1937

Phila A's Bob Johnson is 2nd to get 6 RBIs in an inning (1st)

Event
1937

James J Floria, (Rep-D-NJ, 1975-90/Gov-D-NJ, 1990-94)

Birth
1938

Elliott Gould, Queens NY, actor (M*A*S*H, Bob and Carol and Ted and Alice)

Birth