What Happened on August 29, 1940

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 7th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Green Bay 45, All-Stars 28 (84,567)

Famous Birthdays

  • Earl Gros, American NFL running back (Green Bay), (d. 2013)
  • James Brady, US press secretary (wounded during Reagan assassin attempt)
  • Wilhelm Ruska, Holland, judo champ (Olympic gold 1972)

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur De Greef, composer, dies at 77