On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1900

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Gaetano Bresci, the assassin of King Umberto I of Italy, is tried and sentenced to life imprisonment; he will commit suicide in jail on 22 May 1901

Famous Birthdays

  • Oscar Nitzchke, German architect (Alcoa building, Centre Pompidou), born in Altona, Hamburg, Germany (d. 1991)