Monday 26 August 1929
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Hallelujah!, directed by King Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
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Which were the important events of 26 August 1929 ?
- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
- Reuben Kamanga: Zambian soldier and politician 1st Vice President of Zambia (d. 1996).
- Maurice Tempelsman: Belgian-American financier, seen as an unpreposing businessman, a slightly overweight diamond merchant.
- 1st US roller coaster built
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