Friday 23 August 1929US date format: 8/23/1929, UK date format: 23/8/1929
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 23, 1929). The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Vera Miles and Loretto Petrucci.
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 23 August 1929 ?
- Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
- Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
- Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
- RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
- Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
- Vera Miles: American model and actress Miss Kansas 1948.
- Peter Thompson: Golfer.
- Loretto Petrucci: Italy sport Champion.
- Vladimir Beekman: Estonian poet and translator (d. 2009).
- Zoltán Czibor: Hungarian footballer (d. 1997).
- Charles Van de Woestijne: Flemish writer / Poet (God on Sea).
- Arabs attack Jews in Israel
- Hebron Massacre during the 1929 Palestine riots: Arab attack on the Jewish community in Hebron in the British Mandate of Palestine, continuing until the next day, resulted in the death of 65-68 Jews and the remaining Jews being forced to leave the city.