What Happened on August 29, 1972

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • SF Giant Jim Barr retires 1st 20 batters he faces added to last 21 he retired 6 days earlier for record 41 in a row

Famous Birthdays

  • Bae Yong Joon, South Korean actor
  • Michael Roan, NFL tight end/halfback (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)

Famous Deaths

  • Lale [Liselotte H] Anderson, Ger night club performer/singer, dies
  • Rene Leibowitz, composer, dies at 59