August 29 holidays in 2018
National Uprising Day
International Day against Nuclear Tests
National Sports Day
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Historical Events on August 29
At the Battle of Rhode Island during the American Revolutionary War, American and British forces come to a stalemate.
An armed insurrection of Massachusetts farmers begins in response to high taxes imposed on them. This insurrection is called Shays’ Rebellion.
Portugal recognizes Brazil as an independent country.
Electromagnetic induction is discovered by Michael Faraday.
The First Opium War ends with the signing of the Treaty of Nanking.
Forts at Hatteras Inlet, North Carolina are captured by the United States Navy during the American Civil War.
The first internal-combustion motorcycle – the Reitwagen – is patented by Gottlieb Daimler.
The tire company known as Goodyear is founded on this day.
The Estonian capital called Tallinn is occupied by Nazi Germany.
Germany dissolves the Danish government and scuttles Denmark’s navy.
60,000 Slovak troops revolt against the Nazis in what is now known as the Slovak National Uprising.
The USS Nevada is decommissioned.
British troops bolster the United States in Korea during the Korean War.
The U.S Air Force Academy opens in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Gemini V returns to Earth – splash landing in the Atlantic Ocean.
Famous Birthdays on August 29
American race-car driver Gary Gabelich is born in
English television host Robin Leach is born in
American cinematographer James Glennon is born in
German actor Gottfried John is born in
Canadian astrophysicist and Nobel Prize Laureate Arthur B. McDonald is born in
American wrestler and actor Stan Hansen is born in
American poet and author Karen Hesse is born in
French motorcycle racer Olivier Jacque is born in
Irish footballer Stephen Carr is born in
English businessman Phil Harvey is born in
American singer and actress Lea Michele is born in
Polish footballer Tony Kane is born in
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