Tuesday 16 April 1929US date format: 4/16/1929, UK date format: 16/4/1929
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 16, 1929). The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ed Townsend and Ruth Wirges.
Where East Is East, directed by Tod Browning, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
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- Saint Paternus
- Saint Bernadette
- Blessed HervT of Tours
- Saint Turibius
- Saint Fructuosus
- Saint Drogo.
- Saint Benedict Joseph Labre
- Mawlid in Shi'a Islam (2006).
- Birthday of the Danish sovereign, Queen Margrethe, celebrated in Greenland.
- Saints Martial, Urban, Eventius, Caecilian, Julia, and their companions, martyrs of 304
- Ed Townsend: American singer-songwriter and producer (d. 2003).
- Ruth Wirges: Germany Actor.
- Roy Hamilton: American singer (Born 1929).
- Ralph Slatyer: Australian biologist and ecologist (d. 2012).
- Abraham van Stolk Jzn: Art collector, dies at 57.
- Cleveland Indians' Earl Averill becomes first in American League to hit a homerun on first at bat.
- New York Yankees become first team to use numbers on uniforms.