Tuesday 27 August 1929US date format: 8/27/1929, UK date format: 27/8/1929
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 27, 1929). The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Yasser Arafat and Ira Levin.
St. Louis Blues, directed by Dudley Murphy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
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Which were the important events of 27 August 1929 ?
- Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
- Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
- RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
- Yasser Arafat: Arab guerilla leader of Palestine Liberation Organization.
- Ira Levin: Author (Rosemary Baby, Boys From Brazil, This Perfect Day).
- Don Perlin
- Ad J Hermes: Dutch MP (KVP / CDA).
- George Scott: Canadian-American wrestler and promoter (d. 2014).
- Elizabeta Bagrintseve: USSR -- Discus thrower (1952 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
- Giovanni Azzini: Italy sport Champion.
- Herman Potocnik Noordung: Slovenian rocket scientist (Born 1892).