Monday 7 April 1924
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ikuma Dan and Johannes Mario Simmel.
Il figlio di Madame Sans Gêne, directed by Baldassare Negroni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
while A Gentleman of Courage by James Oliver Curwood was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Herman-Jozef (died 1241)
- World Health Day - April 7th of every year is designated as World Health Day and celebrated by the 191 member countries of the World Health Organization to emphasize significant issues in public health of worldwide concern. Observed annually since 1948.
- The feast of Annunciation is celebrated by the Eastern Orthodox Church.
- Saint John Baptist de La Salle (d.1719)
- Mozambique - Women's Day.
- Ikuma Dan: Composer.
- Johannes Mario Simmel: Austrian writer (d. 2009).
- Nick Perito in Denver: Colorado, USA; orchestra leader (Don Knotts Show, Big Show).
- Art Burris: American athlete, he played pro basketball for two seasons beginning in 1950.
- Guy Rétoré: French theatre director and the founder of 'théâtre de l'Est parisien' (TEP) [The Theatre of Eastern Paris].
- Johannes Simmel: Austrian/German writer, very popular and successful, grew up in Austria and England. He was trained as a chemical engineer and worked in research from 1943 to the end of World War II. After the end of the war, he worked as a translator for the American military government and published reviews and stories in the Vienna Welt am Abend. Starting in 1950, he worked as a reporter for the Munich illustrated Quick in Europe and America.
- Espen Skjønberg: Norwegian actor of stage, screen, and television. He is the son of actor and actress Eugen and Henny Skjønberg.
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- Red-Headed Music Maker - Wendell Hall
- Charleston Crazy - Fletcher Henderson & His Orchestra
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