On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1898

Historical Events

  • The Goodyear tire company is founded.

Famous Birthdays

  • Preston Sturges [Edmund Biden], American director and screenwriter (Sullivan's Travels), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1959)
1898 Highlights

About August 29, 1898

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo