Wednesday 5 May 1920
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include John Hidalgo Moya and Andrée Debar.
The Flapper, directed by Alan Crosland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
while Kindred of the Dust by Peter B. Kyne 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 May 1920 ?
- Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
- Euthymios the Wonderworker
- Barlaam of Serpukhov
- Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
- Eulogios the Confessor
- New Martyr Ephraim of Nea Makri
- Albania: Martyrs' Day.
- Great Martyr Irene
- Roly Poly of Georgia.
- Saint Aventinus (d. 1189)
- Ethiopia: Liberation Day (1941).
- International Midwives Day.
- Adrian of Monzensk
- South Korea: Children's Day.
- Guyana: Indian Immigration Day (1838).
- Council of Europe: Europe Day.
- International No Pants Day.
- Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea and Taiwan (2006): Buddha's Birthday.
- Japan: Tango no Sekku (Boy's Day) or Kodomo no hi (Children's Day).
- Mexico and (informally) the United States: Cinco de Mayo (1862).
- John Hidalgo Moya: Architect / designer (Skylon).
- Andrée Debar: French actress and producer, who died on 24 January 1999 in Issy-les-Moulineaux, Hauts-de-Seine, France.
- Jose Trias Monge: Porto Rican lawyer and judge.
- Emile Roger: Lallaing Politician.
- Polish troops occupy Kiev.
- US President Wilson makes Communist Labor Party illegal.
- German-Latvian peace treaty signed.
- Authorities arrest Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti for alleged robbery and murder.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1920 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Oh How I Laugh When I Think That I Cried Over You - Nora Bayes
- Rose Room - Art Hickman & His Orchestra
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