Wednesday 2 August 1922
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Paul Laxalt and Betsy Bloomingdale.
Blood and Sand, directed by Fred Niblo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922
while If Winter Comes by A.S.M. Hutchinson 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 2 August 1922 ?
- St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
- St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
- St. Stephen
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
- Feast day of Ilya the Prophet in Russian Orthodox Church
- Bulgaria/Republic of Macedonia - Ilinden (St. Ilya Day), a day of remembrance of the Ilinden Uprising
- Costa Rica - Our Lady of the Angels
- Day of airborne forces in Russia
- Paul Laxalt: (Senator-Republican-Nevada).
- Betsy Bloomingdale: American socialite formerly married to entrepreneur Alfred Bloomingdale and in the same social circle as the Reagans, a friend of Nancy.
- Gábor Agárdy: Hungarian actor (d. 2006).
- Geoffrey Dutton: Australian historian and author (d. 1998).
- China, hit by a typhoon; about 60,000 die
- A typhoon hits Shantou, Republic of China killing more than 50,000 people.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1922 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- All Over Nothing at All - Nora Bayes
- My Honey's Lovin' Arms - California Ramblers
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