Sunday 8 August 1920
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include André Bourguignon and Dominique Marcas.
The Penalty, directed by Wallace Worsley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
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What the sky looked like on 8 August 1920
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Which were the important events of 8 August 1920 ?
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
- Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
- Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
- St. Hormisdas
- St. Smaragdus (and companions)
- St. Largus
- St. Cyriacus
- André Bourguignon: French physician, psychiatrist and psychoanalyst known for his work in France.
- Dominique Marcas: French actress who has appeared in 125 films and television shows since 1950.
- Robert Bonnaventure: France sport Champion.
- Ren? Bulin: Langres Military man.
- Don Cook: Foreign Correspondent.
- Carol Lambrino: son of Carol II of Romania and Zizi Lambrino (Born 1920).
- Jimmy Witherspoon: American singer (d. 1997).
- Leo Chiosso: Italian songwriter and producer (d. 2006).
- Tigers beat Yanks 1-0 in shortest AL game, 73 minutes