Sunday 6 January 1929, Epiphany
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Wilbert Harrison and Anne Rogers Clark.
The Sixth Sense, directed by Eusebio Fernndez Ardavn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
On TV people were watching British Movietone News (1929 TV Series).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
- Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
- In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
- Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
- Ancient Latvia - Zvaigznes Diena observed
- Armenian Christmas (except in the Holy Land where it's on January 18th - old calendar)
- Wilbert Harrison: R & B singer (Kansas City).
- Anne Rogers Clark: American dog breeder and trainer (d. 2006).
- Eugène Brunet: French astrologer, author of the book "Dieu parle aux hommes par les astres" (Montorgueil, 1995).
- Jean-Lucien Maurel: French pedophile priest.
- Karl Windhorst: Germany Actor.
- Anne Clark: American dog breeder and trainer (d. 2006)
- Babrak Karmal: Prime Minister of Afghanistan (1980-81), dies at age 67.
- Nicolas Nikolayevitch: grand-duke of Russia, dies at age 72.
- Alexander I establishes a royal dictatorship in Yugoslavia.
- Mother Teresa arrives in Calcutta to begin her work among India's poorest and sick people.
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