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 [...]
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
TITLE: THE LITTLE FRENCH GIRL By ANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK 1924 AUTHOR: ANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) / COPYRIGHT: GROSSET & DUNLAP, NY 1924 EDITION: First Edition assumed for Grosset CATEGORY: [...]
The Heirs Apparent
by Philip Gibbs
tale of a youth, that is utterly impatient of the muddle of the world, & bitterly resentful that it is expected to set right the muddle of centuries [...]
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