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It happened on a… August 29


The USADA claims to have stripped Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles.


Cristiano Ronaldo makes his debut for Real Madrid, scoring a penalty in their 3-2 win over Deportivo La Coruña.


Hurricane Katrina makes 2nd and 3rd landfall as a category 3 hurricane, devastating much of the U.S. Gulf Coast from Louisiana to Florida Panhandle. Kills more than 1,836, causes over $115 billion in damage.


Netflix is founded by Marc Randolph and Reed Hasting in Scotts Valley, California as an online DVD rental business.


Mario Lemieux announced that he would be taking a medical leave of absence due to fatigue, an aftereffect of his 1993 radiation treatments. He would sit out the National Hockey Leagues (NHL) 1994-95 season.


George Harrison joins The Quarrymen (John Lennon-Paul McCartney-Peter Best-Stuart Sutcliffe).


During the continuing celebration of the liberation of France from the Nazis, 15,000 American troops marched down the Champs Elysees in Paris.


South cantilever arm of the Quebec Bridge over the St. Lawrence River collapses during construction; over 65 workers killed, 11 injured in Canada’s worst bridge disaster.


The Goodyear tire company is founded.


First Salvation Army service in Canada held at London, On.


Mohawk Indians win first white-Indian lacrosse game in Montreal.

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