Saturday 20 July 1929
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Hazel Hawke and Mike Ilitch.
High Voltage, directed by Howard Higgin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
while Roper's Row by Warwick Deeping was one of the best selling books.
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- St. Jerome Aemiliani
- St. Rufina
- St. Flavian
- St. Justa
- St. Margaret of Antioch
- St. Sabinus
- St. Joseph of Barsabas
- Brazil - Friendship Day
- St. Ceslas
- Argentina - Dfa del Amigo (Friendship Day)
- Japan - Marine Day (Umi-no-hi, currently it falls on the third Monday in July.)
- Northern Cyprus - Peace and Freedom Day
- Colombia - Independence Day
- Feast day for at least seventeen saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Aurelius
- St. Wulmar/Ulmar
- St. Severa1
- St. Barhadbesciabas
- St. Severa2
- St. Wilgefortis
- International chess day
- Hazel Hawke: Australian social worker and pianist 23rd Spouse of the Prime Minister of Australia (d. 2013).
- Mike Ilitch: American businessman co-founded Little Caesars.
- Rajendra Kumar: Pakistani-Indian actor and producer (d. 1999).
- Soviet troops attempt to cross the Amur River into Manchuria near Blagoveschensk as tensions mount between the Soviet Union and the Republic of China.
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