Historical Events for 29th August 2019

1882 – Fred Spofforth completes 14-90 for match v England (7-46 and 7-44)
1883 – Seismic sea waves created by Krakatoa eruption create a rise in English Channel 32 hrs after explosion
1914 – 4th day of Battle of Tannenberg (WWI): Russian Narev-army panics, General Martos caught
1924 – Germany’s Reichstag approves the Dawes Plan, which sought to solve the WWI reparations problem
1940 – 7th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Green Bay 45, All-Stars 28 (84,567)
1966 – The Beatles’ last public concert (Candlestick Park, San Francisco)
1974 – USSR performs underground nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1993 – 93rd US Golf Amateur Championship won by John Harris
2004 – German Ferrari driver Michael Schumacher clinches his 5th straight F1 World Drivers Championship with a 2nd place in the Belgian F1 Grand Prix at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps
2018 – Germany hands back human remains of Namibian Herero and Nama people murdered during 1904-08 genocide at church service in Berlin

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