Thursday 17 January 1929
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
The Sixth Sense, directed by Eusebio Fernndez Ardavn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
while All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 January 1929 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- Jacques Plante: Canadian hockey player, called "Jake the Snake".
- Tan Teik: Malaysian-Singaporean lawyer and politician Attorney-General of Singapore (d. 2012).
- Popeye makes first appearance, in comic strip Thimble Theatre.
- Inayatullah Khan, king of the Emirate of Afghanistan abdicates the throne after only three days into his reign.
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