Friday 29 April 1910
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include John Beavan and Eric Walker.
Jane Eyre, directed by Theodore Marston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1910
while Simon the Jester by William J. Locke 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 29 April 1910 ?
- Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
- Saint Hugh of Cluny
- International Dance Day.
- Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
- Greenery Day (1989-2006).
- Sh?wa Day (2007 - Day of Showa period, which is reigned by Emperor Hirohito)
- Roman Empire - second day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Bah�'f Faith - The ninth day of the Festival of Ridv�n.
- Saint Catherine of Siena
- Saint Wilfred the Younger
- Saint Peter of Verona
- John Beavan: newspaper editor.
- Eric Walker: American educator, the president of the Pennsylvania State University from 1956 to 1970 and a founding member of the National Academy of Engineering.
- Ex-President Theodore Roosevelt visits Amsterdam.
- The Parliament of the United Kingdom passes the People's Budget, the first budget in British history with the expressed intent of redistributing wealth among the British public.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1910 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Faust - Mon Coeur Est Penetre Depouvante! (My Heart is Torn with Grief) - Enrico Caruso & Geraldine Farrar
- Some Day, Melinda - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
- It's Moonlight All the Time on Broadway - Billy Murray
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