August 29: The US Air Force Academy Opens!
AUGUST 29, 1958: THE US AIR FORCE ACADEMY OPENS!
Also on August 29, Goodyear is founded, the Beatles perform their last concert before paying fans, and Hurricane Katrina makes landfall.
August 29 is the birthday of Ingrid Bergman, John McCain, and Michael Jackson. Ingrid Bergman also died on August 29, along with Lee Marvin and Brigham Young. August 29 is Ukrainian Miner’s Day, Indian National Sports Day, and if it falls on the last Sunday of the month, it’s Pony Express Day in the US. August’s birthstones are peridot and sardonyx, and its birth flowers are poppy and gladiolus. In traditional astrology, August 29 is in Virgo; in sidereal astrology it’s in Leo.
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