Monday August 29, 1904
US date format: 8/29/1904, UK date format: 29/8/1904
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 29, 1904). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Arthur Balfour (Conservative), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Walter Bruknus and Charles Lefebvre.
Behind the Scenes, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1904
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 29, 1904?
- The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
- Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
- Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
- 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
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- Murad V: Ottoman sultan (d. 1904).
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 29, 1904?
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- Harry Macdonough - Good-Bye, My Lady Love