Sunday August 08, 1920
US date format: 8/8/1920, UK date format: 8/8/1920
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 8, 1920). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Lloyd George (Liberal), Pope Benedict XV was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include André Bourguignon and Dominique Marcas.
Play Ball, directed by Alfonso Rodriguez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 08, 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
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- Tigers beat Yanks 1-0 in shortest AL game, 73 minutes