Sunday 29 August 1915
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ingrid Bergman and Jean Malrieu.
Das letzte Opfer, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 29 August 1915
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Which were the important events of 29 August 1915 ?
- 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.
- Ingrid Bergman: Swedish-American actress who won Oscars for "Gaslight," 1945 and "Anastasia," 1957.
- Denys Hay: Historian.
- Jean Malrieu: French poet who died in Bruniquel on 25 April 1976.
- Endel Laas: Estonian scientist and academic (d. 2009).
- Nathan Pritikin: American nutritionist and author (d. 1985).
- US Navy salvage divers raise F-4, the first U.S. submarine sunk in accident.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1915 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Jane - Peerless Quartet
- Estrellita - McKee's Orchestra
- On, Wisconsin! - Prince's Orchestra