August 29

The 29th of August is the 241st day of the Gregorian Calendar ( 242nd in leap years). Thus still 124 days remaining until the end of the year.

  • 2.1 Before the 19th century
  • 2.2 19th century
  • 2.3 20th century 2.3.1 1901-1950
  • 2.3.2 1951-2000
  • 3.1 Before the 19th century
  • 3.2 19th century
  • 3.3 20th century
  • 3.4 21st century


Politics and World Affairs


Science and Technology


  • 2009: In Hagen opened the Kunstquartier Hagen in the presence of the North Rhine-Westphalian Minister President Jürgen Rüttgers and President of the Bundestag Norbert Lammert. The Museum Quarter, which includes amongst others the Osthaus Museum Hagen heard is prologue for RUHR.2010 - European Capital of Culture.




Fishing boats that were lifted from Katrina to the country

Flooded neighborhoods in New Orleans

A destroyed bridge

Minor accidents are listed in the sub- items of disaster.

Nature and Environment


  • 2004: The Brazilian marathon runner Vanderlei de Lima receives the eighth athletes by the International Olympic Committee, the Pierre de Coubertin medal for exemplary sportsmanship.
  • 2012: With Javi Martínez FC Bayern Munich announced the commitment of the then most expensive player in German professional football.

Entries of Athletics world records are located under the respective discipline under Athletics.


Before the 19th century

John Locke (* 1632)

January Śniadecki (* 1756 )

Rose Philippine Duchesne (* 1769)

19th century

20th century




Before the 19th century

Louis II of Hungary and Bohemia († 1526)

19th century

20th century

21st Century

  • 2001: Francisco Rabal, Spanish actor
  • 2002: Lance Macklin, British racing driver
  • 2002: Siegfried Pitschmann, German writer
  • 2003: Mohammed Baqir al -Hakim, a Shiite cleric
  • 2003: Horace Welcome Babcock, American astronomer
  • 2004: Suehiro Tanemura, Japanese, German scholar, translator and literary critic
  • 2004: Hans Vonk, Dutch conductor
  • 2005: Jacques Dufilho, French actor
  • 2005: Nurcholis Madjid, Indonesian Muslim scholar
  • 2006: Kent Andersson, Swedish motorcycle racer
  • 2006: Jumpin ' Gene Simmons, American country, rockabilly and rock and roll musician
  • 2007: Klaus Lindemann, German graphic artist
  • 2007: Miyoshi Umeki, Japanese actress
  • 2009: Frank Gardner, Australian racing driver
  • 2009: Mady Rahl, German actress
  • 2010: Hans Ulrich Humpert, German composer and radio playwrights
  • 2011: David Honeyboy Edwards, American guitarist
  • 2012: Hans Jürgen Diedrich, German actor and cabaret artist

Holidays and observances

  • Religious observances John decapitation (Catholic, Anglican, Orthodox, Armenian, Protestant: LCMS )
  • Martin Boos, German priest ( Protestant)
  • St. Sabina, Roman martyr and patron saint ( Catholic)
  • Name Days Beatrice, Sabine

More entries contains the list of commemorative and action days.

  • Day
  • Day in August