Saturday 8 March 1924
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Victor "Toby" Neuberg and Denise Gence.
America, directed by D.W. Griffith, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 March 1924 ?
- Saint Philemon (d. 305)
- Albania, Romania - Mother's Day.
- Catholicism Saint John of God.
- Hudson's Birthday - The Second Coming Of Christmas.
- Saint Humfried of Terwaan
- Saint Cyrillus of Africa
- Victor "Toby" Neuberg: Teacher / writer.
- Denise Gence: French actress, a 'sociétaire honoraire' of the Comédie-Française, who died in Paris on 28 September 2011.
- Rene Allio: French artist, decorator and film maker.
- Walter Chiari: Italian hugely successful stage and screen actor, mostly in comedy roles.
- Anthony Caro: English sculptor and illustrator (d. 2013).
- Georges Charpak: Ukrainian-French physicist and academic Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2010)
- Sean McClory: Dublin, Ireland -- Actor (Jack-Californians, My Chauffeur)
- The Castle Gate mine disaster kills 172 coal miners near Castle Gate, Utah.
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- So This is Love - Irene Bordoni
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