Sunday 29 April 1928US date format: 4/29/1928, UK date format: 29/4/1928
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 29, 1928). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Carl Gardner in Tyler and Big Jay McNeely.
Across to Singapore, directed by William Nigh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
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Which were the important events of 29 April 1928 ?
- 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
- Big Jay McNeely: Rocker.
- Carl Gardner in Tyler: Texas, USA; rock vocalist (Coasters - "Searchin").
- Johnny Sands: American film and television actor, who worked in over a dozen films, and on television, before he retired from show business in 1971.
- Carl Gardner: American singer (The Coasters) (d. 2011).
- Heinz Wolff: German-English physiologist engineer and academic.
- Henrich Federer: Switz, writer (I Switch Off The Light), dies at 61.