Sunday 1 April 1923
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bobby Jordan in Harrison and Diana Vandenberg.
Safety Last!, directed by Fred Neymeyer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
while Babbitt 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 1923 ?
- 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.
- Bobby Jordan in Harrison: New York, USA; actor (Bowery Champs, Kid Dynamite, Flying Wild).
- Diana Vandenberg: Dutch painter who did paintings of astrological inspiration and whose later work was surrealistic.
- Don Butterfield: American tuba player (Born 1923).
- Leora Dana: Actress (Amityville II, Change of Habit), dies at 60.
- Bobby Jordan: Actor (Dead End Kids), dies of sclerosis of liver at 42.
- First sound short films shown in New York's Rivoli Theatre.
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- Aggravatin' Papa - Marion Harris
- Who Did You Fool, After All? - Nora Bayes
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