Saturday 1 December 1923
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 1, 1923). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Dick Shawn and Stansfield Turner.
The Great Outdoors, directed by Fred Guiol, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 1 December 1923
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Which were the important events of 1 December 1923 ?
- 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.
- Dick Shawn: American actor/comedian (Producers), dies on stage from a heart attack at age 63 (born 1924).
- Stansfield Turner: American Navy Admiral and tenth director of the Central Intelligence Agency from 1977-1981.
- Morris (comics)
- Morris : Belgian cartoonist, known for the comic western that he created in 1946, "Lucky Luke," the adventures of a poor lonesome cowboy with his talking horse, Jolly Jumper.
- William House: American otologist and physician (d. 2012).
- Virginie Loveling: Belgian writer and poet (Born 1836).