Friday 5 April 1929US date format: 4/5/1929, UK date format: 5/4/1929
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 5, 1929). The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Nigel Hawthorne and Hugo Claus.
Finis terrae, directed by Jean Epstein, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
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Which were the important events of 5 April 1929 ?
- Saint Geeraard
- The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
- Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
- Saint Vincent Ferrer
- Arbor Day in South Korea
- Qingming Festival in the Chinese calendar
- Mauritius: Ougadi.
- Saint Irena (d. 304)
- Nigel Hawthorne: British stage and film actor who gained admiration in his early '50s.
- Hugo Claus: Belgian writer, painter, producer, journalist, actor, also experimental poet, playwright, screenwriter.
- Ivar Giaever: Norwegian-American physicist and academic Nobel Prize laureate.
- Joe Meek: Rocker (Tornados) / producer (Telstar), commits suicide.
- Lithuania signs Litvinov-pact.