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 Don Cook and André Bourguignon.
The Penalty, directed by Wallace Worsley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
while The River's End by James Oliver Curwood was one of the best selling books.
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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
- Don Cook: Foreign Correspondent.
- 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.
- Leo Chiosso: Italian songwriter and producer (d. 2006)
- Carol Lambrino: son of Carol II of Romania and Zizi Lambrino (Born 1920)
- Jimmy Witherspoon: American singer (d. 1997)
- Tigers beat Yanks 1-0 in shortest AL game, 73 minutes
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