Friday 17 August 1928
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jean R Adams and Thomas Jefferson Anderson.
The Patriot, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
while Claire Ambler by Booth Tarkington was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 August 1928 ?
- Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
- Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
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