Monday, August 29, 2022

History for August 29

History for August 29 -
Robin Leach 1941 - Television host ("Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous")
  • 1833 - The "Factory Act" was passed in England to settle child labor laws.
  • 1886 - In New York City, Chinese Ambassador Li Hung-chang's chef invented chop suey.
  • 1944 - During the continuing celebration of the liberation of France from the Nazis, 15,000 American troops marched down the Champs Elysees in Paris.
  • 1990 - Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, in a television interview, declared that America could not defeat Iraq.
  • 1991 - The Communist Party in the Soviet Union had its bank accounts frozen and activities were suspended because of the Party's role in the failed coup attempt against Mikhail Gorbachev.
  • 1991 - The republics of Russia and Ukraine signed an agreement to stay in the Soviet Union.

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