Wednesday 29 July 1914
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Marcel Bich and Dovie Hudson.
The Face on the Barroom Floor, directed by Charles Chaplin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 29 July 1914
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Which were the important events of 29 July 1914 ?
- Marcel Bich: Italian entrepreneur, founder and director of the Bic Company from 1950 to1993, when he passed on the reins to his son Bruno.
- Abram Games: Graphic artist.
- Dovie Hudson: Mississippi, United States.
- Auguste Gaudin: France Painter.
- Marc Oraison: Ambarés Writer.
- Irwin Corey: American actor and activist.
- 1st transcontinental phone link made between NYC and San Francisco
- Austrian-Hungary bombs Belgrade
- British fleet leaves Portland / passes Straits of Dover
- Russia mobilize troops along Austrian boundary
- Russia orders full mobilization.
- In Massachusetts, the new Cape Cod Canal opens it will shorten the trip between New York and Boston by 66 miles, but it also turns Cape Cod into an island.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1914 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- When It's Moonlight on the Alamo - Peerless Quartet
- Kitty McKay - Prince's Orchestra
- When the Angelus is Ringing - Lyric Quartet
- Gems from High Jinks - Victor Light Opera Co.