Monday 28 October 1929
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Dody Goodman in Columbus and Marcel Bozzuffi.
The Taming of the Shrew, directed by Sam Taylor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
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- St. Anastasia II
- St. Remigius
- Greece - Oxi (No) Day
- Czechoslovakia - gains its independence from Austria-Hungary (1918); Holiday in the Czech Republic, Remembrance Day in Slovakia.
- Also see October 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Salvius
- St. Abraham
- R.C. Saints - October 28th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: Saint Jude (a.k.a Saint Thaddaeus or "of James")
- St. Eadsin
- St. Simon the Zealot (erroneously a.k.a. "the Canaanite")
- St. John Dat
- St. Anglinus
- St. Ferrutius
- St. Fidelis of Como
- Saint Godwin
- St. Honoratus of Vercelli
- Dody Goodman in Columbus: Ohio, USA; actress (Mary Hartman!, Max Duggan).
- Marcel Bozzuffi: French actor in film, stage and TV, director.
- Georges Ménager: French investigative journalist.
- Mitchell Torok: American country music singer, songwriter, artist, author and guitarist, best known for his 1953 hit, "Caribbean.
- Virginia Held: American philosopher author and academic.
- John Hollander: American poet critic and educator (d. 2013)
- Joan Plowright: Brigg, England -- Actress (Brimstone & Treacle)
- Hermann Ungar: Writer, dies at 36.
- Dow Jones plummets 38.33 pts (13%) to 260.64
- First child born in aircraft, in Miami, Florida, USA.
- Black Monday, a day in the Wall Street Crash of 1929, which also saw major stock market upheaval.
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