Saturday 26 October 1929
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Georgette Amowitz and Hans Peter Haller.
The Taming of the Shrew, directed by Sam Taylor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
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Which were the important events of 26 October 1929 ?
- Nauru - Angam Day
- Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
- Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Quadragesimus
- St. Rusticus
- St. Gibitrudis
- St. Fulk
- St. Eadfrid
- St. Demetrius (aka St. Dimitrios) of Thessaloniki
- St. Cuthbert
- St. Cedd
- St. Alfred the Great
- Roman festivals - first day of Ludi Victoriae Sullanae (until 1 November)
- R.C. Saints - October 26th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bean
- St. Evaristus
- St. Lucian
- St. Albinus
- St. Rogatian
- Georgette Amowitz: Choreographer / educator.
- Hans Peter Haller: Composer.
- Hugo Consuegra Sosa: Cuban-American artist to work in the fields of painting, drawing, printmaking and graphic design.
- Marcel Hanoun: French filmmaker, photographer and writer, who died on 22 September 2012 in Creteil.
- Neal Matthews: Jr.
- Arno Holz: German naturalist poet and dramatist.
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