On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1935

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 2nd NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chicago Bears 5, All-Stars 0 (77,450)

Famous Birthdays

  • Hugo Brandt Corstius, Dutch essayist and mathematician, born in Eindhoven, Netherlands (d. 2014)
  • William Friedkin, American director, producer, writer (The Exorcist, The French Connection), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Astrid S L T Bernadotte, Queen of Belgium/Princess of Sweden, dies
  • Charles Lee Williams, composer, dies at 82