Tuesday 29 August 1905
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Martinus A Jansen and Lan Adomian.
The Little Train Robbery, directed by Edwin S. Porter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1905
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 August 1905 ?
- 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
- Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
- Lan Adomian: Composer.
- Martinus A Jansen: Bishop of Rotterdam (1956-70).
- Suzanne Faure-Beaulieu: France sport Champion.
- Dhyan Chand: Indian field hockey player (d. 1979).
- Arndt Pekurinen: Finnish pacifist (Born 1905).
- Pierre de Brazza leaves Brazzaville