Saturday 2 August 1924
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Raffaele Andreassi and Corrado .
Manhandled, directed by Allan Dwan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 August 1924 ?
- St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
- St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
- St. Stephen
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
- Feast day of Ilya the Prophet in Russian Orthodox Church
- Bulgaria/Republic of Macedonia - Ilinden (St. Ilya Day), a day of remembrance of the Ilinden Uprising
- Costa Rica - Our Lady of the Angels
- Day of airborne forces in Russia
- Raffaele Andreassi: Italian film director most known for his movie "Flashback" from 1969.
- Corrado : Italian actor, a radio and TV host of special programs.
- Roland Mancini: French biographer.
- Carroll O'Connor: American actor (d. 2001).
- James Baldwin: New York, United States -- Author (Go Tell it on Mountain, Another Country).
- Joe Harnell: American musician, composer and arranger (Born 1924)
- Joe Hauser sets record of 14 total bases in a game
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1924 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians - Memory Lane
- Lazy - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
- Concert No. 2 in C Minor, Parts 1 & 2 - Sergei Rachmaninoff
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