Sunday 8 October 1922
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Douglas Gray and Svend Westergaard.
One Exciting Night, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922
while Gentle Julia by Booth Tarkington 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 October 1922 ?
- French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
- Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
- RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
- Douglas Gray: Archivist.
- Svend Westergaard: Composer.
- Erik Diesen: Norwegian revue writer and radio and television personality.
- Nils Liedholm: Swedish footballer coach and manager (d. 2007).
- Herbert Leonard: American production manager and producer (d. 2006).
- New York Giants beat New York Yankees, 4 games to 0, with a tie in 19th World Series.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1922 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Why Should I Cry Over You? - Billy Jones
- Nobody Lied (When They Said I Cried Over You) - Marion Harris
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