What Happened on August 8, 1929

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

German airship Graf Zeppelin begins a round-the-world flight

Inventor and Zeppelin Commander Hugo Eckener
Inventor and Zeppelin Commander
Hugo Eckener
  • Salem Oregon airport dedicated

Famous Birthdays

  • Josef Suk, violinist (Artist of Merit-1977), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • Larisa Bogoraz, Soviet dissident (d. 2004)