Monday 29 June 1914
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on June 29, 1914). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Rafael Kubelik and Paul-Henri Grauwin.
Held for Ransom, directed by Clarence Bricker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 June 1914 ?
- The Netherlands - Veterans Day.
- Feast of Saints Peter and Paul (also a local holiday in Rome, of which they are patron saints)
- Seychelles - Independence Day.
- Rafael Kubelik: Bohemian-born Swiss conductor, musical director, and composer, who was noted for his frequent guest appearances with major orchestras throughout the world.
- Allan Houser: Native American artist (d. 1994).
- Paul-Henri Grauwin: French medical doctor who served with the French Army, most notably commanding the "Mobile Surgical Unit" during the prolonged Battle of Dien Bien Phu, after which he was taken prisoner on 7 May 1954 and briefly held captive by the Viet Minh.
- Pierre Sarrazin: Billezois EXecutives.
- Rafael Kubelík: Czech-American conductor and composer (d. 1996).
- Christos Papakyriakopoulos: Greek-American mathematician and academic (d. 1976).
- Jina Guseva attempts to assassinate Grigori Rasputin at his home town in Siberia.