What Happened in Aug 1929

  • First Women's Air Derby, Powder Puff Derby

    Earhart subsequently made her first attempt at competitive air racing in 1929 during the first Santa Monica-to-Cleveland Women's Air Derby (later... Read more

  • Western Wall/Buraq Uprising

    The 1929 Palestine riots (also known as the Western Wall Uprising or the Buraq Uprising) refers to a series of demonstrations and riots in late... Read more

  • Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera are Married

    On August 21, in a civil ceremony in the town hall of Coyoacán, Kahlo becomes Rivera's third wife. Diego was 42 years old, 6'1" tall, and 300... Read more

  • Hebron massacre

    The Hebron massacre refers to the mass murder of sixty-seven Jews on 23 and 24 August 1929 in Hebron, then part of the British Mandate of... Read more

  • Yasser Arafat is Born

    Mohammed Abdel Rahman Abdel Raouf Arafat al-Qudwa al-Husseini (Arabic: محمد عبد الرؤوف عرفات القدوة الحسيني‎, 24 August 1929 – 11 November 2004),... Read more