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Today In History - August 29th
YearHistoric Event
1526Hungary conquered by Turks in Battle of Moh cs
1533Last Incan King of Peru Atahualpa murdered by Spanish conquerors
1708Haverhill Mass. destroyed by French & Indians
1769Edmond Hoyle games expert dies (birth date unknown)
1786Shay's Rebellion in Springfield Mass
1864William Huggins discovers chemical composition of nebulae
18772nd president of the Mormon Church Brigham Young died.
1896Chop suey invented in NYC by chef of visiting Chinese Ambassador
1914Arizonan is 1st vessel to arrive in S.F. via the Panama Canal
1949USSR explodes its 1st atomic bomb
1954SF Intl Airport (SFO) opens
1957Strom Thurmond D-SC ends 24 hour filibuster against civil rights
1964Walt Disney's "Mary Poppins" is released
1965Astronauts Cooper & Conrad complete 120 Earth orbits in Gemini 5
1966Beatles public concert at Candlestick Park in SF.
1967Yankees longest day The Red Sox take the 1st game 2-1 in 9 the Yanks win second game in 20 4-3 a total of 8 hours & 19 minutes
1967Final television episode of The Fugitive
1977Lou Brock - Cardinals - eclipses Ty Cobb's 49-year old career stolen bases record to a total to 893. The Padres won game 4-3.
1981Broadcaster Lowell Thomas died in Pawling N.Y. at age 89

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