Thursday 29 August 1929US date format: 8/29/1929, UK date format: 29/8/1929
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 29, 1929). The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Claude Contamine and Roxie Roker.
St. Louis Blues, directed by Dudley Murphy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 August 1929 ?
- 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
- German airship Graf Zeppelin arrives back at Lakehurst, New Jersey, USA, completing a round-the-world flight.
- The 1929 Safed massacre, in which 18–20 Jews are killed by Palestinians in Safed.