On this day: August 29

Published On: Aug 30 2012 04:13:59 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 29 2015 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 - Lou Brock
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St. Louis Cardinals

1977: At Busch Memorial Stadium in St. Louis, Lou Brock of the St. Louis Cardinals brings his career total of stolen bases to 893, beating a record held by Ty Cobb for 49 years.

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