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Notable Historical Events for August 29th

1969Joe Pepitone quits Yanks after being fined $500 for leaving the bench

201062nd Emmy Awards: Mad Men, Modern Family, Bryan Cranston & Kyra Sedgwick win

1977St Louis Cardinal Lou Brock eclipses Ty Cobb's 49-year-old career stolen bases record at 893 as Padres win 4-3

1964On Elston Howard Night, Mickey Mantle ties Babe Ruth's career strikeout record (1,330)

1965Willie Mays sets NL record for HRs in a month with his 17th of August

2012The USADA claims to have stripped Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles

1350Battle of Winchelsea (or Les Espagnols sur Mer): The English naval fleet under King Edward III defeats a Castilian fleet of 40 ships.

200421st MTV Awards: OutKast, Beyoncé & Usher f/ Lil Jon & Ludacris wins

1945Gen MacArthur named Supreme Commander of Allied Powers in Japan

1925After a night on the town, Babe Ruth shows up late for batting practice Miller Huggins suspends Ruth & slaps a $5,000 fine on him

August 29th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on August 29th

1959Chris Hadfield, Sarnia Ontario Canada, RCAF/astronaut (STS 74, sk: 99)

1958Michael Jackson, Gary Indiana, recording artist and King of Pop (Thriller, Bad), (d. 2009)

1632John Locke, Wrington England, empiricist philosopher; disproved substance

1915Ingrid Bergman, Stockholm, actress (Casablanca, Cactus Flower), (d. 1982)

1862Maurice Maeterlinck, Ghent Belgium, poet (Blue Bird, Nobel 1911), (d. 1949)

1974Jay Onrait, Athabasca Alberta, Canadian sports broadcaster (TSN, Fox Sports 1)

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Notable Weddings on August 29th

1993Actress Marlee Matlin (28) weds Kevin Grandalski (28) in New York City

196446th US Vice President Dick Cheney (23) weds Lynne Ann Vincent (23) at the First Presbyterian Church of Casper in Wyoming

August 29th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on August 29th

1982Ingrid Bergman, Swedish actress (Anastasia, Gaslight), dies on 67th birthday

1877Brigham Young, 2nd president of Mormon Church, dies of peritonitis at 76

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