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  • Candlestick Park, San Francisco, California, USA
    Monday Aug 29, 1966

    The Beatles

    The last commercial concert a four-year period

    Candlestick Park, San Francisco, California, USA
    Monday Aug 29, 1966

    The band's concert at San Francisco's Candlestick Park on 29 August was their last commercial concert. It marked the end of a four-year period dominated by almost nonstop touring that included over 1,400 concert appearances internationally.




  • U.S.
    Monday Aug 29, 1983

    Murder of Gabriel Fernandez

    Pearl's Birth

    U.S.
    Monday Aug 29, 1983

    Pearl Sinthia Fernandez was born on August 29, 1983 to Robert and Sandra Fernandez.




  • Scotts Valley, California, U.S.
    Friday Aug 29, 1997

    Netflix

    Netflix foundation

    Scotts Valley, California, U.S.
    Friday Aug 29, 1997

    Marc Randolph and Reed Hastings founded Netflix on August 29, 1997 in Scotts Valley, California.




  • Scotts Valley, California, U.S.
    Friday Aug 29, 1997

    Netflix

    First online DVD-rental store

    Scotts Valley, California, U.S.
    Friday Aug 29, 1997

    Netflix launched as the world's first online DVD-rental store, with only 30 employees and 925 titles available - almost the entire catalogue of DVDs at the time, using the pay-per-rent model, with rates and due dates similar to those of its brick-and-mortar competitor, Blockbuster.




  • New Orleans, U.S.
    Monday Aug 29, 2005

    Hurricane Katrina

    Katrina's Impact On New Orleans

    New Orleans, U.S.
    Monday Aug 29, 2005

    On August 29, 2005, Katrina's storm surge caused 53 breaches to various flood protection structures in and around the greater New Orleans area, submerging 80% of the city.




  • Buras-Triumph, Louisiana, U.S.
    Monday Aug 29, 2005

    Hurricane Katrina

    Katrina made its Second Landfall

    Buras-Triumph, Louisiana, U.S.
    Monday Aug 29, 2005

    The hurricane subsequently weakened due to another eyewall replacement cycle, and Katrina made its second landfall at 1110 UTC on August 29, as a Category 3 hurricane with sustained winds of 125 mph (205 km/h), near Buras-Triumph, Louisiana.




  • Georgia, U.S.
    Monday Aug 29, 2005

    Hurricane Katrina

    Katrina's Impact On Georgia

    Georgia, U.S.
    Monday Aug 29, 2005

    At least 18 tornadoes formed in Georgia on August 29, 2005, the most on record in that state for one day in August. The most serious of these tornadoes was an F2 tornado which affected Heard County and Carroll County. This tornado caused three injuries and one fatality and damaged several houses. The other tornadoes caused significant damages to buildings and agricultural facilities.


  • The Gulf coast of Mississippi, Mississippi, U.S.
    Monday Aug 29, 2005

    Hurricane Katrina

    Katrina's Impact On The Gulf coast of Mississippi

    The Gulf coast of Mississippi, Mississippi, U.S.
    Monday Aug 29, 2005

    The Gulf coast of Mississippi suffered massive damage from the impact of Hurricane Katrina on August 29, 2005, leaving 238 people dead, 67 missing, and billions of dollars in damage: bridges, barges, boats, piers, houses, and cars were washed inland. Katrina traveled up the entire state, and afterward, all 82 counties in Mississippi were declared disaster areas for federal assistance, 47 for full assistance.


  • Woodbury, Georgia, U.S.
    Wednesday Aug 29, 2007

    Richard Jewell

    Death

    Woodbury, Georgia, U.S.
    Wednesday Aug 29, 2007

    Jewell died on August 29, 2007, at the age of 44. He was suffering from serious medical problems that were related to diabetes.


  • U.S.
    Tuesday Aug 29, 2017

    Uber

    Dara Khosrowshahi is hired as CEO

    U.S.
    Tuesday Aug 29, 2017

    Dara Khosrowshahi is hired as CEO.


  • San Bruno, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Aug 29, 2017

    YouTube

    YouTube officially launched the "polymer"

    San Bruno, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Aug 29, 2017

    On August 29, 2017, YouTube officially launched the "polymer" redesign of its user interfaces based on Material Design language as its default, as well a redesigned logo that is built around the service's play button emblem.


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