Friday 5 December 1919
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Victor Collin Matthews and Adriana Benetti.
Victory, directed by Maurice Tourneur, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919
while The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land by Ralph Connor 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 December 1919 ?
- Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
- Day of the Ninja
- Austria - Krampus
- Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
- Roman festivals - Faunalia celebrated in honor of Faunus (according to Horace, Odes 3.18)
- Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK - Saint Nicholas Eve (whom Dutch speakers call Sinterklaas, which became in other languages Santa Claus)
- Victor Collin Matthews: Businessman.
- Adriana Benetti: Italian actress who specialised in ingénue roles.
- Jean Quarez: St Amand les Eaux Military man.
- Alun Jones: Baron Chalfont English historian and politician.
- The Turkish Ministry of War releases Greeks, Armenians and Jews from military service.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1919 ?
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- Carolina Sunshine - Sterling Trio
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