Sunday 5 August 1923
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Franck Hermal and Richard Kleindienst.
Little Old New York, directed by Sidney Olcott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
while The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim 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 5 August 1923 ?
- St. Memmius
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
- St. Afra and her companions
- Burkina Faso - Independence Day
- Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
- Franck Hermal: France sport Champion.
- Richard Kleindienst: American attorney and government appointee on 1/31/1969 as Attorney General of the United States during the Richard Nixon White House years.
- Devan Nair: Malaysian-Singaporean union leader and politician 3rd President of Singapore (d. 2005).
- Vatroslav Jagic: Croatian Slavist (Born 1835).
- 1st American to swim English Channel (Henry Sullivan)
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1923 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Isham Jones & His Orchestra - Swingin' Down the Lane
- Aggravatin' Papa - Sophie Tucker
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