Historical Events on August 29, 2012

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 69th Venice Film Festival: "Pieta" directed by Kim Ki-duk wins Golden Lion
  • Banana Spider venom is found to be effective in relieving erectile dysfunction
  • Georgian hostage crisis results in 3 police officers and 10 militants being killed
  • Operation Eagle, undertaken by the Egyptian Army, results in the deaths of 11 suspected terrorists and the arrest of another 23

Event of interestEvent of Interest

The USADA claims to have stripped Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles

Professional Road Cyclist and Testicular Cancer Survivor Lance Armstrong
Professional Road Cyclist and Testicular Cancer Survivor
Lance Armstrong