Thursday 1 December 1921
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ralph Manza and Vernon McGarity.
The Sea Lion, directed by Rowland V. Lee, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921
while The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton 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 December 1921 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
- Feast day of St Eligius
- Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
- Angola's Pioneers' Day
- World AIDS Day
- Portugal - Restoration of Independence Day: on December 1, 1640, Portugal regains its independence from Spain and Jopo IV of Portugal becomes king.
- Ralph Manza: San Francisco, California -- Actor (Banacek, Mama Malone, Newhart).
- Vernon McGarity: American sergeant Medal of Honor recipient (d. 2013).
- 1st US helium-filled dirigible makes 1st flight
- US Post Office establishes philatelic agency.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1921 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Strut, Miss Lizzie - American Quartet
- Who'll be the Next One (To Cry Over You) - Charles Harrison
- I Ain't Nobody's Darling - Paul Biese Trio & Frank Crumit
- Bandana Days - Eubie Blake
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