August 29, 1909 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • AH Latham of France sets world airplane altitude record of 155 m
  • World's 1st air race held in Rheims France. Glenn Curtiss (USA) wins

Birthdays in History

  • Roy Reuther, American Labor Leader, born in Wheeling, West Virginia (d. 1968)

Deaths in History

  • Emil Christian Hansen, Danish physiologist, dies at 67