Tuesday 1 April 1924
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Brendan Byrne and Roger Riffard.
Beau Brummel, directed by Harry Beaumont, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
while The Plastic Age by Percy Marks was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Find out your future
Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 1 April 1924!
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 1 April 1924 ?
- 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.
- Brendan Byrne: American politician born into a family long active in local New Jersey politics; he made a career in public service from 1955.
- Roger Riffard
- Gunther Becker: Composer.
- Miodrag Petrovic: Serbian actor (d. 2003).
- Franco Giacchero: Italy sport Champion.
- Čkalja : Serbian actor and singer (d. 2003).
- Crown takes over Northern Rhodesia from British South Africa Company
- Hitler sentenced to 5 years labor but General Ludendorff acquitted
- Imperial Airways is formed in Britain.
- The Royal Canadian Air Force is formed.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1924 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Dream Daddy - Carl Fenton & His Orchestra
- Take, Oh Take, Those Lips Away - Ben Selvin & His Orchestra
- You Will Never Miss Your Mother Until She is Gone - Fiddlin' John Carson
Search For Your Ancestors
Make this date unforgettable
Genealogy: find out your family heritage
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?