Monday 19 April 1920
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
A Man There Was, directed by Victor Sjstrm, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
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Which were the important events of 19 April 1920 ?
- Republic Day (Sierra Leone).
- Declaration of Independence Day (Venezuela).
- Easter Sunday 1908, 1981, 1987, 1992. In the Gregorian Calendar Easter Sunday falls on 19 April more often than on any other date.
- Bicycle Day.
- The Roman holiday of Cerealia ends. (Roman Empire)
- Primrose Day (England) ? primroses are placed on the statue of Benjamin Disraeli in Parliament Square, London on the anniversary of his death (1881).
- George of Antioch
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Emma
- Landing of the 33 (Uruguay).
- Patriot's Day (Massachusetts, Maine, and Wisconsin, USA).
- Frank Fontaine: Cambridge, Massachusetts -- Comedian (Crazy Guggenheim).
- Gene Leis: American guitarist composer and producer (d. 1993).
- Marvin Mandel: American lawyer and politician 56th Governor of Maryland (d. 2015).
- John O'Neil: American baseball player and manager (d. 2012).
- Julien Ries: Belgian cardinal (d. 2013).
- 24th Boston Marathon won by Peter Trivoulidas of Greece in 2:29:31.
- Germany and Bolshevist Russia agree to the exchange of prisoners of war.
- Mexican Revolution: Álvaro Obregón announces in Chilpancingo that he intends to fight against the rule of Venustiano Carranza.
- The 1920 Summer Olympics opens in Antwerp, Belgium
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1920 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Alice Blue Gown - Edith Day (Rosario Bourdon Orchestra)
- Where the Lanterns Glow - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
- Was There Ever a Pal Like You? - Henry Burr
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