Sunday 29 August 1909
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Francis Henry Smith and Roy Reuther.
Sherlock Holmes V, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
while The Silver Horde by Rex Beach was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 August 1909 ?
- 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.
Famous Birthdays:29 August
- Emil C Hansen: Danish physiologist.
- AH Latham of France sets world airplane altitude record of 155 m.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1909 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Take Me Up with You, Dearie - Billy Murray & Haydn Quartet
- Uncle Josh at a Baseball Game - Cal Stewart
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