Friday January 02, 1920

US date format: 1/2/1920, UK date format: 2/1/1920

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 2, 1920). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Lloyd George (Liberal), Pope Benedict XV was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Isaac Asimov and Bob Feerick. The Woman in the Suitcase, directed by Fred Niblo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 02, 1920?


  • New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
  • Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
  • Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
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  • 10,000 US union and socialist organizers arrested (Palmer Raids).
  • The second Palmer Raid takes place with another 6,000 suspected communists and anarchists arrested and held without trial. These raids take place in several U.S. cities.
  • The forces of Russian White Admiral Alexander Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. The Great Siberian Ice March ensues.
  • The New York State Assembly refuses to seat five duly elected Socialist assemblymen.

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Famous Deaths

  • Paul Adam: French author, novelist and traveler who...


Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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The Woman in the Suitcase

The Woman in the Suitcase

Directed by: Fred Niblo

Starring: Enid Bennett, William Conklin, Dorcas Matthews, Rowland V. Lee



Directed by: Babubhai Mistry

Within Our Gates

Within Our Gates

Directed by: Oscar Micheaux

Starring: Evelyn Preer, Flo Clements, James D. Ruffin, Jack Chenault

Country: United States of America

Why Go Home?

Why Go Home?

In the Soup

In the Soup

Directed by: Alexandre Rockwell

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 02, 1920?
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Top #4 songs in the USA

  1. - Broken Blossoms
  2. - The Hand That Rocked the Cradle Rules My Heart
  3. - Nobody Knows (and Nobody Seems to Care)
  4. - Oh! What a Pal was Mary

Days to next January 02

If January 02, 1920 is your birthday you're 100 years, 7 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 29 days.

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