On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 2007

Historical Events

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

64th Venice Film Festival: "Lust, Caution" directed by Ang Lee wins Golden Lion

Filmmaker Ang Lee
Ang Lee
  • A United States Air Force nuclear weapons incident takes place at Minot Air Force Base and Barksdale Air Force Base.

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Peet, Dutch-American entrepreneur and the founder of Peet's Coffee & Tea (b. 1920)
  • Banarsi Das Gupta, Indian 4th Chief Minister of Haryana (1975-77), dies at 89
  • James Muir Cameron Fletcher, New Zealand industrialist (b. 1914)
  • Pierre Messmer, French politician and Prime Minister (b. 1916)
  • Richard Jewell, American security guard, central figure in the 1996 Centennial Olympic Park bombing (b. 1962)
2007 Highlights

About August 29, 2007

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 11 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo