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Phil McNamara was able to capture something not a lot of people get to see: the exact moment an active volcano blows its top, and the attendant shockwave. Filming off the coast of Papa New Guinea, McNamara filmed the start of the eruption of Mount Tavurvur volcano on August 29th, 2014."

Stonewall Jackson ordered an attack on Pope's troops Brawner's Farm on August 28th. The fight was a draw but Pope believed that he had Jackson's troops trapped near an unfinished railroad grade and launched a series of attacks on August 29th.

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  1. The remote Scottish islands of St Kilda were continuously inhabited for two millennia or more, from the Bronze Age until the 29th of August 1930 when the last natives elected to move to the mainland; the last of these natives dies in August this year at age 93

  2. Alessio Baldovinetti died on August 29th, 1499 in San Paolo and was buried in San Lorenzo.

  3. 2 days ago on August 29th, 2017 the apocalypse occurred exactly 2 decades ago according to James Cameron's Terminator lore.

  4. On the night of the 29th August 1942 guards at Jasenovac concentration camp took part in a 'competition' and Petar Brzica allegedly 'won' slaughtering over 1,360 people in one night. Brzica's fellow Ustaše took part in the competition

  5. Before its completion in 1919, the Quebec Bridge collapsed twice on September 11th 1907 and August 29th 1916

  6. The Beatles' last formal concert took place 50 years ago today (August 29th 1966). Only about half the tickets sold and the organizer lost money.

  7. A day like today august 29th, the USSR tested its first nuclear weapon just 4 years after Trinity.

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