What Happened on August 29, 2012

Historical Events

  • 69th Venice Film Festival: "Pieta" directed by Kim Ki-duk wins Golden Lion
  • Banana Spider venom is found to be effective in relieving erectile dysfunction
  • Georgian hostage crisis results in 3 police officers and 10 militants being killed
  • Operation Eagle, undertaken by the Egyptian Army, results in the deaths of 11 suspected terrorists and the arrest of another 23

Sports History

The USADA claims to have stripped Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles


2012 Highlights

About August 29, 2012

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together - Taylor Swift
  • UK #1 Song: Bom Bom - Sam & The Womp