Monday 29 August 1910
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Tom Anderson (fiddler) and Tom Anderson.
The Wrong Box, directed by Bryan Forbes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1910
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 August 1910 ?
- 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.
- Tom Anderson (fiddler)
- Robert Pineda-Duque: Composer.
- Tom Anderson: Scottish renowned fiddler and composer of over 500 tunes, mostly of the Shetland fiddling style.
- Mary Kennedy: American astrologer, joined AFA in December 1963.
- René Billeres: Ger prés Lourdes Politician.
- Vivien Thomas: American surgeon and academic (d. 1985).
- Japan changes Korea's name to Chosen and appoints a governor-general to rule its new colony.
- Emperor Sunjong of the Korean Empire abdicates and the country's monarchy is abolished.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1910 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Call Me Up Some Rainy Afternoon - Ada Jones & American Quartet
- Every Little Movement - Harry Macdonough & Lucy Isabelle Marsh
- Humoresque - Mischa Elman