Wednesday 29 August 1906
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 29, 1906). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Germana Paolieri and John Betjeman.
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..
What the sky looked like on 29 August 1906
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Which were the important events of 29 August 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
- Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
- Germana Paolieri
- John Betjeman: Poet.
- Lurene Tuttle Pleasant Lake Indiana: USA; actress (Father of Bride, Julia).
- Bridge in St. Lawrence Canada caves in; 70 die
- William J Clothier wins the US Tennis Open