August 29: Zodiac, Trivia, Birthdays and Holidays

August 29th marks the 241st day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 242nd in case of leap years). There are 124 days remaining until the end of the year. People born on this day are under the sign of Virgo. Famous birthdays on this day include Michael Jackson (1958), Liam Payne (1993) and Ingrid Bergman (1915). Holidays and observances around the world include: International Day against Nuclear Tests.
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August 29th Famous Birthdays

Who was born on August 29th? Here’s a shortlist of celebrities born on this day

  • Temple Grandin

    American animal behaviorist who has a special empathy for animals She is the leading expert in humane handling of livestock and has designed...

  • Richard Attenborough

    English actor, director, producer, and entrepreneur.

  • Elliott Gould

    American actor, born at the age of 18 and trained as a song-and dance man.

  • Dinah Washington

    American singer and pianist who was cited as the "most popular black female recording artist" of the 1950s.

  • Nicholas Tse

    Hong Kong actor and singer.

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August 29th Famous Deaths

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Trivia and Events

What happened on August 29th in history? Here’s the historical highlights:

  • Aug 29th, 2018 Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia is struck by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake.
  • Aug 29th, 2017 Afghanistan War (2001-present). Five people are killed by a suicide bomber at the Kabul Bank subsidiary, near the Embassy of the United States of America in Kabul. Taliban claim that their attack was directed at soldiers and police who were withdrawing their salaries.
  • Aug 29th, 2016 Conflict in Moro: 12 Philippine Army soldiers are killed during clashes against the Abu Sayyaf.
  • Aug 29th, 2015 South Sudanese Civil War: An agreement is reached between President Salva Kiir's forces and rebel forces. There are claims that breaches have been made. (AFP via The Times Live).
  • Aug 29th, 2014 Syrian Civil War: According to the United Nations, three million Syrians are refugees abroad while another 6.5million are internally displaced. (Reuters) Syrian rebels attacked the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force on the Golan Heights, and captured 42 Fijian peacekeepers. They also surrounded a base manned 75 Filipino soldiers.
  • Aug 29th, 2013 Although the French frigate Chevalier Paul departs Toulon port, the shipping authorities refused to confirm that the ship was heading to Syria.
  • Aug 29th, 2012 Civil war in Syria:
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  • Aug 29th, 2010 After last week's tragic hijacking of a tourist coach in the Philippines, eighty thousand people rallied in Hong Kong.
  • Aug 29th, 2009 Chandrayaan-1 loses touch with ground control
  • Aug 29th, 2008 At the Alaska State Fair, the US Mint officially launched the 2008 Alaska State quarter-dollar coin.
  • Aug 29th, 2007 United States Air Force nuclear weapons incident 2007: Six US cruise missiles with nuclear warheads were flown from Minot Air Force Base in the United States to Barksdale Air Force Base without authorization.

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