What Happened on August 29, 2017

Historical Events

  • Hurricane Harvey sets rainfall record (51.88 inches in Cedar Bayou) from a tropical cyclone in continental US, according to US National Weather Service
  • Monsoon rains in Mumbai cause chaos closing schools and airports

Historic Event

US President Donald Trump visits flood affected Texas


Famous Deaths

  • Dmitri Kogan, Russian concert violinist (Five Great Violins), dies of cancer at 38
  • Janine Charrat, French ballerina and choreographer, dies at 93
  • Larry Elgart, American big band jazz alto saxophonist, and bandleader ("Bandstand Boogie"; "Hooked On Swing"), dies at 95
2017 Highlights

About August 29, 2017

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo

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