On This Day

August 29, 1910 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Japan changes Korea's name to Chōsen and appoints a governor-general to rule its new colony.

Birthdays in History

  • Georges Loinger, French resistance fighter (WWII), born in Strasbourg, France (d. 2018)

Deaths in History

  • Johan Eilerts de Haan, Dutch sea officer (Lucie R, Suriname), dies at 44
  • John YWJ Eilerts de Cock, sea officer (Suriname), dies at 44