Wednesday 15 May 1929
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Peggy Pope in Montclair and Pierre Jacquot.
The Valiant, directed by William K. Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
while Dodsworth by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 15 May 1929 ?
- Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
- Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
- Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
- International day of climate changes.
- International conscientious objectors' day.
- Buddha's Birthday in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau and South Korea (2005).
- United States - Peace Officers Memorial Day.
- International day of families.
- Teacher's Day in Mexico (Dfa del Maestro) and South Korea (??? ?).
- Saint Dymphna
- Saint Achillius
- Saint Gerebern
- Saint Isidore the Labourer
- Saint Jean-Baptiste de la Salle
- Saint Reticius
- Saint Denise
- Slovenia - Day of Slovenian armed forces.
- Peggy Pope in Montclair: New Jersey, USA; actress (Billy, Mrs David - Soap).
- Pierre Jacquot: French aritst, painter.
- Jacques Montouchet: French lawyer, a former member of the Supreme Judicial Council.
- George Selden: American author (d. 1989).
- Fire in X-ray film stock kills 125 at Crile Clinic (Cleveland, Ohio, USA).
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