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 - Air Force Academy
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By Mike Kaplan (US Air Force Public Affairs [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

1958: The United States Air Force Academy moves to its present site near Colorado Springs, Colorado. The academy had previously opened on July 11, 1955, at a temporary site at Lowry Air Force Base in Denver.

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