What Happened on August 29, 1977

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

St Louis Cardinal Lou Brock eclipses Ty Cobb's 49-year-old career stolen bases record at 893 as Padres win 4-3

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb

Famous Birthdays

  • Aaron Rowand, American baseball player
  • Charlie Pickering, Australian comedian
  • Devean George, American basketball player
  • Jo Weil, German actor
  • John Patrick O'Brien, American footballer
  • Roy Oswalt, American baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Brian McGuire, Australian racing driver, killing practising at Brands Hatch at 31
  • Jean Hagen, actress (Dead Ringer, Shaggy Dog, Arena), dies at 54