Wednesday 21 August 1929US date format: 8/21/1929, UK date format: 21/8/1929
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 21, 1929). The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include X J Kennedy and Ahmed "Kathy" Kathrada.
Our Modern Maidens, directed by Jack Conway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 21 August 1929 ?
- Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
- Orthodox - Thaddaeus
- RC saints - Pope Pius X
- Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
- Ahmed "Kathy" Kathrada: Leader of South African Communist Party.
- X J Kennedy: American poet.
- X Kennedy: American poet, translator, anthologist, editor, and author of children's literature and textbooks on English literature and poetry.
- Xj Kennedy: Dover Writer.
- Herman Badillo: Puerto Rican-American lawyer and politician (d. 2014).
- Marie Severin: American comic book artist and colorist.
- Chicago Cardinals become 1st pro football team to train out of town