Saturday 9 November 1929US date format: 11/9/1929, UK date format: 9/11/1929
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 9, 1929). The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Imre Kertész and Piero Cappuccilli.
The Show of Shows, directed by John G. Adolfi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
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- Roman Catholicism - Dedication of the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, Cathedral of the Pope (memorial feast day)
- Also see November 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Cambodia - Independence Day (1953)
- Pakistan - Allama Iqbal Day (1877)
- Germany - November 9th is often called Germany's Schicksalstag (day of fate) due to the events of 1848, 1918, 1923, 1938, and 1989.
- Europe - Inventor's Day - in honor of Hedy Lamarr's birthday
- United States - World Freedom Day, to commenerate the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989
- Imre Kertész: Hungarian-German author Nobel Prize laureate.
- Piero Cappuccilli
- Alexandra Nikolayevna Pakhmutova: Composer.
- Ken Dodd: Comedian.
- Marc Favreau: French-Canadian humourist (Born 1929).