On this day: August 29

Published On: Aug 30 2012 04:13:59 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 29 2013 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 - Blackwell
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1922: Fashion critic Richard Blackwell, better known just as Mr. Blackwell, is born under the birth name Richard Sylvan Selzer in Brooklyn Heights, New York. He died of complications from an intestinal infection at the age of 86 on Oct. 19, 2008.

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