Tuesday 21 May 1929
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Alice Drummond and Charles Wadsworth in Barnesville.
The Valiant, directed by William K. Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
while All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque 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 21 May 1929 ?
- Saint Constantine the Great
- Saints Constantine and Helena
- Saint Mireille
- Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
- Dia de la Afrocolombianidad marks the abolition of slavery in Colombia.
- Navy Day (Dfa de las Glorias Navales) in Chile.
- Saint Goderik
- Charles Wadsworth in Barnesville: Georgia, USA; pianist (Lincoln Center).
- Alice Drummond: American actress.
- William Weiss: American industrial engineer and CEO of Ameritech, a fairly new, upcoming telecommunications company.
- Larance Marable: American drummer (d. 2012).
- Robert Welch: English silversmith and industrial designer (d. 2000).
- Archibald Primrose: British aristocrat, the 5th Earl of Rosebery, a politician and member of the House of Lords, 4/1897.
- Automatic electric stock quotation board installed, New York City.
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