On this day: August 29

Published On: Aug 30 2012 04:13:59 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 29 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

American troops march through a liberated Paris, the King of Pop is born, The Beatles perform their last concert before paying fans, and Hurricane Katrina hits the Gulf Coast, all on this day.

OTD August 29 - Reitwagen
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By Joachim Köhler (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia Commons

1885: Gottlieb Daimler patents the world's first internal combustion motorcycle, the Reitwagen.

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