Friday 2 August 1929US date format: 8/2/1929, UK date format: 2/8/1929
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 2, 1929). The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Zeca Afonso and Roy Crimmins.
Say It with Songs, directed by Lloyd Bacon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
- St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
- St. Stephen
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
- Feast day of Ilya the Prophet in Russian Orthodox Church
- Bulgaria/Republic of Macedonia - Ilinden (St. Ilya Day), a day of remembrance of the Ilinden Uprising
- Costa Rica - Our Lady of the Angels
- Day of airborne forces in Russia
- Zeca Afonso
- Roy Crimmins: English trombonist and composer (d. 2014).
- John Gale: English director and producer.
- José Afonso: Portuguese musician and folk singer with left-wing political messages in his songs.
- Vidya Shukla: Indian politician Indian Minister of External Affairs (d. 2013).
- David Waddington: Baron Waddington English lawyer and politician Governor of Bermuda.
- K Peyton: English author and educator.
- Mae Costello: American actress (Born 1882).
- Phillies Don Hurst sets NL record of 6 consecutive games with a HR