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.
A Trip to Paramountown, directed by Not Specified, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 2 August 1922
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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.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1922 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Stumbling - Ray Miller & His Orchestra
- Mr. Gallagher and Mr. Shean - Billy Jones & Ernest Hare
- California - Van & Schenck