Wednesday August 29, 1906
US date format: 8/29/1906, UK date format: 29/8/1906
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 29, 1906). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Germana Paolieri and Lurene Tuttle Pleasant Lake Indiana.
Target Practice, directed by Richmond Riedel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1906
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 29, 1906?
- 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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- Bridge in St. Lawrence Canada caves in; 70 die
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 29, 1906?
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- Arthur Collins - Here it Comes Again