Sunday 2 October 1921
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
I Accuse, directed by Abel Gance, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 October 1921 ?
- Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
- World Farm Animal Day
- Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
- Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
- French Republican Calendar - Pomme de terre (Potato) Day, eleventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- India - Gandhi Jayanti (birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, 1869)
- Albert Scott Crossfield: American test pilot (d. 2006).
- A Scott Crossfield: US Test pilot (XS-1).
- Robert Runcie [Kennedy]: Liverpool, England -- Archbishop of Canterbury.
- Ralph Weigel: American professional baseball player, a catcher nicknamed "Wig.
- Robert Runcie: English archbishop (d. 2000).
- Albert Crossfield: American naval officer and test pilot. In 1953, he became the first pilot to fly at twice the speed of sound. He died on April 19, 2006, when a Cessna 210A he was piloting in severe thunderstorms crashed while flying from Prattville, Alabama toward Manassas, Virginia.
- New York Yankee Babe Ruth hits then record 59th HR
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1921 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- All By Myself - Aileen Stanley
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