Tuesday 21 August 1928
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Gillian Sheen and Zdenek Lukas.
The Patriot, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
while The Greene Murder Case by S. S. Van Dine was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 21 August 1928 ?
- Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
- Orthodox - Thaddaeus
- RC saints - Pope Pius X
- Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
- Gillian Sheen: England, United Kingdom -- Foils (1956 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Zdenek Lukas: Composer.
- Addison Farmer: American bassist (d. 1963).
- Art Farmer: American trumpet player and composer (The Jazztet) (d. 1999).
- Bud McFadin: American football player (d. 2006).
- WRNY began regularly scheduled television broadcasts in New York City.
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