Wednesday 14 August 1929
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Hewlett Thompson and Louise M Slaughter.
Hallelujah!, directed by King Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
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- Paraguay - Flag Day
- St. Maximilian Kolbe
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
- United States - National Code talkers Day
- Pakistan - Independence Day
- RC saints - Maximilian Kolbe (Polish Franciscan priest martyred by Nazis in 1941)
- Morocco - Allegiance of Oued Eddahab or Rfo de Oro
- United States - National Creamsicles Day
- Hewlett Thompson: Bishop of Exeter.
- Louise M Slaughter: (Rep-D-New York).
- Oliver Neville: Principal (Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts).
- Kinnaird McKee: American admiral (d. 2013).
- Gene Scott: American pastor and broadcaster (d. 2005).
- Dick Tiger: Nigerian-born boxer (Born 1929)
- Jewish Agency for Palestine forms
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