It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of Saturday, 19 July 1924 ?
Famous People born
Sybren Polet [Sijbe Minnema]
- According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
- St. Symmachus
- St. Machrina
- St. Arsenius
- Catholic - Feasts of St. Vincent de Paul
- Nicaragua - National Liberation Day
- Myanmar - Martyr's Day
- Malaysia - Birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Ng Sembilan
- Roman festivals - Lucaria
: Dutch writer / poet (Mannekino)
Stanley K. Hathaway
: American politician (d. 2005)
: American actor (d. 2009)
: Jr., American writer, producer and director
What news were making the headlines those days in July 1924 ?
TIME Magazine Cover: Alexis I. Rykov -- July 14, 1924
Science vol. 60 issue 1542
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
by Edna Ferber
"A masterpiece. . . . It has the completeness, [the] finality, that grips and exalts and convinces." — Literary Review Widely regarded as the master work of celebrated author and Algonquin Round Table mainstay Edna Ferber—who also penned other classics including Show Boat, Giant, Ice Palace, Saratoga Trunk, and Cimarron—So Big is a rollicking panorama of Chicago's high and low life at the turn of the 20th Century.
The Plastic Age
by Percy Marks
This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web.
The Little French Girl
by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
Blue Hard Cover Collectible Book with Gold lettering on the cover. Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Company
Robust Men Like Bakers Cocoa Collectible (1924)
Planters Peanuts Ad, Mr. Peanut Nickel Lunch (1924)
Wholl buy my Lavender?
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