Sunday 12 October 1924
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jacques Perrier and Doris Grau.
The Navigator, directed by Donald Crisp, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
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Which were the important events of 12 October 1924 ?
- El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
- French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
- Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
- Malawi - Mother's Day
- Equatorial Guinea - Independence Day (from Spain, 1968)
- Also see October 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Our Lady of the Pillar (Zaragoza, Spain); Saint Wilfrid
- St. Fiace
- Roman festivals - Fortuna Redux, last day of the Ludi Augustales
- St. Domnina
- St. Seraphinus
- St. Amicus
- St. Edistius
- Bl. Camillus Constanzi
- St. Edwin
- St. Wilfrid
- St. Felix and Cyprian
- St. Heribert
- St. Maximilian of Lorch
- Jacques Perrier: France sport Champion.
- Doris Grau: American actress (d. 1995).
- Leonidas Kyrkos: Greek politician (d. 2011).
- Mimis Plessas: Greek pianist and composer.
- Sokolnicheskaya Radio begins broadcasting from Moscow.
- October 15 ampndash Zeppelin LZ-126 makes a transatlantic delivery flight from Friedrichshafen, Germany, to Lakehurst, New Jersey.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1924 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Van & Schenck - I Wonder What's Become of Sally
- Pale Moon - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
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