Friday 17 May 1929
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jean-Denis Bredin and Raymond Hide.
The Squall, directed by Alexander Korda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 17 May 1929
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Which were the important events of 17 May 1929 ?
- Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
- Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
- Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
- Saint Montanus
- Saint Dietmar
- Saint Pamphamer
- International Day Against Homophobia aka IDAHO
- Saint Pamphalon
- Saint Solochon
- Saint Adrian of Alexandria
- Jean-Denis Bredin: French writer, attorney and founding partner of the firm Bredin Prat.
- Raymond Hide: Geophysicist.
- Eloise Greenfield: American children's book author and poet famous for her descriptive, rhythmic style and positive portrayal of the African-American experience.
- Branko Zebec: Croatian football player and coach (d. 1988).