August 29, 1909 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • AH Latham of France sets world airplane altitude record of 155 m
  • World's 1st air race held in Rheims France. Glenn Curtiss (USA) wins

Birthdays in History

  • Francis Henry Smith, librarian
  • Roy Reuther, Wheeling WV, labor leader

Deaths in History

  • Emil C Hansen, Danish physiologist, dies