Monday 2 July 1923
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Rafael Farina and Wislawa Szymborska.
Merry-Go-Round, directed by Rupert Julian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
while Black Oxen by Gertrude Atherton 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 July 1923 ?
- Feast Day of St. John Regis
- Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
- Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
- Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.
- Rafael Farina: Spanish flamenco singer, who died in Madrid on 21 November 1995.
- Wislawa Szymborska: Polish poet, essayist, translator and recipient of the 1996 Nobel Prize in Literature.
- Monique Manuel: France Actor.
- Cyril Kornbluth: American soldier and author (d. 1958).
- Wisława Szymborska: Polish poet and translator Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2012).
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1923 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Dearest - Nora Bayes
- Coal Black Mammy - Al Jolson
- Bambalina - Ray Miller & His Orchestra
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