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Notable Historical Events for August 29th

1990Saddam Hussein declares America can't beat Iraq

200219th MTV Awards: Eminem & Pink wins

1987Nolan Ryan passes the 200-strikeout barrier for record 11th time

1982George Brett gets his 1,500th hit

1977St Louis Cardinal Lou Brock eclipses Ty Cobb's 49-year-old career stolen bases record at 893 as Padres win 4-3

200421st MTV Awards: OutKast, Beyoncé & Usher f/ Lil Jon & Ludacris wins

1965Willie Mays sets NL record for HRs in a month with his 17th of August

201062nd Emmy Awards: Mad Men, Modern Family, Bryan Cranston & Kyra Sedgwick win

1958George Harrison joins The Quarrymen (Lennon-McCartney-Best-Sutcliffe)

1640English King Charles I signed a peace treaty with Scotland

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Notable Birthdays on August 29th

1974Jay Onrait, Athabasca Alberta, Canadian sports broadcaster (TSN, Fox Sports 1)

1632John Locke, Wrington England, empiricist philosopher; disproved substance

1958Michael Jackson, Gary Indiana, recording artist and King of Pop (Thriller, Bad), (d. 2009)

1959Chris Hadfield, Sarnia Ontario Canada, RCAF/astronaut (STS 74, sk: 99)

1915Ingrid Bergman, Stockholm, actress (Casablanca, Cactus Flower), (d. 1982)

1862Maurice Maeterlinck, Ghent Belgium, poet (Blue Bird, Nobel 1911), (d. 1949)

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Notable Weddings on August 29th

2009Retired Denver Bronco's quarterback John Elway (49) weds former Oakland Raiders cheerleader Paige Green

196446th US Vice President Dick Cheney (23) weds Lynne Ann Vincent (23) at the First Presbyterian Church of Casper in Wyoming

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Notable Deaths on August 29th

1982Ingrid Bergman, Swedish actress (Anastasia, Gaslight), dies on 67th birthday

1987Lee Marvin, actor (Cat Ballou, Gorky Park), dies in Tucson Ariz at 63

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