Friday 1 April 1921
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include William L Bergsma and Douglas Allenbrook.
Angeli e demoni, directed by Luigi Maggi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921
while Main Street by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 April 1921 ?
- Saint Waleric
- Saint Hugh of Grenoble
- Orissa - a state in eastern India celebrates "Utkal Divas", its statehood day.
- India - Start of financial year.
- Canada - Beginning of government's fiscal year.
- Japan - The official start of school years in most universities and schools. Also, the official First Day of Work at companies and offices for new university graduates hires, marked by welcoming ceremonies and speeches.
- April 1 is known as April Fool's Day or All Fools' Day in many countries.
- Roman Empire - Veneralia celebrated to honor Venus.
- In San Marino, two Captains Regent, elected by Parliament, take office for six months.
- Last day of the Assyrian New Year Celebration
- Saint Jacoba
- International Day of the Birds.
- In England and Wales, local government reorganisations traditionally happen on April 1.
- Brielle celebrates victory of 1572 over Spaniards.
- Pigasus Award announcement.
- William L Bergsma: Oakland, California -- Composer (Fortunate Island).
- Douglas Allenbrook: composer.
- Pierre Chanoine-Martiel: French official, an executive of several aviation companies and organisations.
- André Stil: French novelist, short story writer, occasional poet, and political activist.
- Jean Ebstein: Strasbourg Journalist.
- William Bergsma: American composer and educator (d. 1994)
- Ken Reardon: Canadian ice hockey player (Born 1921)
- : American guitarist fiddler and composer (d. 2014)
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1921 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Original Dixieland Jazz Band - Margie
- Rosie - Carl Fenton & His Orchestra
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