On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 2018

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond resigns from the Scottish National Party amid sexual abuse allegatuons
  • Germany hands back human remains of Namibian Herero and Nama people murdered during 1904-08 genocide at church service in Berlin

Event of interestEvent of Interest

John McCain is only the third person to lie in state at the Arizona state capital rotunda in Phoenix

US Senator John McCain
US Senator
John McCain

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Russian President Vladimir Putin announces new retirement ages, 60 for women, 65 for men in TV address, amid protests

Russian President Vladimir Putin
Russian President
Vladimir Putin

AgreementContract of Interest

Star quarterback Aaron Rodgers signs NFL record contract extension with the Green Bay Packers; 4 years worth $134m rising to a possible $180m with a record $103m in guarantees

NFL Quarterback Aaron Rodgers
NFL Quarterback
Aaron Rodgers