Sunday 20 December 1914
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Harry F Byrd Jr and Richard Dupuy.
The Bargain, directed by Reginald Barker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Have a look at the old newspapers from 20 December 1914 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
The Wishing Ring: An Idyll of Old England
Which were the important events of 20 December 1914 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
- Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
See other famous people born on 20 December
Harry F Byrd Jr: American politician.
Richard Dupuy: French freemason, a grand master of The Grande Loge de France (GLDF), 1956-1957, 1958-1961, 1963-1965, 1966-1969, 1971-1973 and 1975-1977.
Harry Byrd: Jr.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1914 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
The High Cost of Loving - Elida Morris
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Genealogy: find out your family heritage
What news were making the headlines those days in December 1914?
- Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1042
- Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1041
- Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1040
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
A classic fiction novel by Harold Bell Wright, featuring a maiden in distress, an artist, a hero, and several secrets.
Pollyanna is a novel by Eleanor H. Porter. That is a classic of children's literature, with the title character's name becoming a popular term for someone with the same very optimistic outlook.
Former school library book with usual stamps and markings.
This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Tell the world why 20 December 1914 is such a special date for you!