Tuesday 6 August 1929
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mike Elliot and Anneliese Kuppers.
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- Jamaica - Independence Day
- Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
- St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
- St. Juatus
- St. Pastor
- Bolivia - Independence Day
- United Arab Emirates - H.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan's Accession Day
- Japan - Toro Nagashi (Hiroshima) - Floating lantern ceremony to honor those killed by the U.S. atomic bomb in Hiroshima.
- St. Xystus/Sixtus
- Anneliese Kuppers: German FR, equestrian dressage (1956 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
- Mike Elliot: Rocker.
- Maria Frau: Italian film actress who made her debut in 1950 when she played the title role in "Margaret of Cortona.
- Mike Elliott: Jamaican saxophonist (The Foundations and Rico's Combo).
- Roch La Salle: Canadian politician 42nd Canadian Minister of Public Works (d. 2007).
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