On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 2019

Historical Events

  • Discovery of world's largest child sacrifice site announced by archaeologists with 227 victims from ChimĂș culture in Huanchaco, Peru
  • Scientists announce there is no single 'gay' gene with genetics accounting for at most 25% of same-sex behavior, in study published in "Science"

Famous Deaths

  • Randy Romero, American jockey (Breeder's Cup 1987-89; Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame 2010), dies from kidney and liver cancer at 61
2019 Highlights

About August 29, 2019

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo