Thursday 2 October 1924
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sam Wainwright .
Michael, directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 2 October 1924
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Which were the important events of 2 October 1924 ?
- Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
- World Farm Animal Day
- Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
- Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
- French Republican Calendar - Pomme de terre (Potato) Day, eleventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- India - Gandhi Jayanti (birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, 1869)
- Sam Wainwright: Deputy Chairman (British Post Office).
- The Geneva Protocol is adopted as a means to strengthen the League of Nations.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1924 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Hard-Hearted Hannah - Dolly Kay
- Bringin' Home the Bacon - Blossom Seeley
- There'll Be Some Changes Made - Marion Harris
- Whistling the Blues Away - Wendell Hall & Carson Robison