What Happened on August 29, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Sandra Palmer wins LPGA National Jewish Hospital Golf Open

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Renaud, Fredericton New Brunswick, swimmer (Olympics-96)
  • Jon Dahl Tomasson, Danish footballer
  • Kasia Kulesza, Canadian synchronized swimmer (Oly-silver-96), born in Warsaw, Poland
  • Kevin Kaesviharn, American football player
  • Pablo Mastroeni, American soccer player
  • Stephanie Worcester, Miss USA-Maine (1997)

Famous Deaths

  • Anissa Jones, actress (Buffy, Family Affair), ODs at 18
  • Jimmy Reed, rocker, dies of epileptic seizure at 50
  • Kazi Nazrul Islam, Bengali poet, musician, revolutionary and philosopher (b. 1899)