Monday 27 December 1920
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Queen of the Turf, directed by John K. Wells, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Have a look at the old newspapers from 27 December 1920 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the important events of 27 December 1920 ?
- The second day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- A bank holiday in Britain and elsewhere if 25 December or 26 December falls in the weekend.
- R.C. Saints - John the Apostle and Evangelist
See other famous people born on 27 December
Bruce Hobbs: American jockey and trainer (d. 2005).
Alain Gheerbrant: French poet, writer and explorer who died on 21 February 2013, aged 92.
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What news were making the headlines those days in December 1920?
- Science: Science vol. 52 issue 1356
- Science: Science vol. 52 issue 1355
- Science: Science vol. 52 issue 1354
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
A classic coming-of-age adventure romance about Scottish lumber company owner Hector McKaye and his son.
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.
Royal Northwest Mounted Policeman Derwent Conniston has been chasing outlaw John Keith for four years up in the arctic part of Canada. Just when he is about to get his man, Conniston falls deathly ill.
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