Wednesday 8 October 1924
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Frances McLeod and Arkady Vorobyev.
The Navigator, directed by Donald Crisp, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
while The Heirs Apparent by Philip Gibbs 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 1924 ?
- 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
- Arkady Vorobyev: Middle heavyweight (1956, 60 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Frances McLeod: American astrologer who joined AFA in December 1979.
- Alphons Egli: Swiss lawyer and politician 77th President of the Swiss Confederation.
- Aloísio Lorscheider: Brazilian cardinal (d. 2007).
- Thirunalloor Karunakaran: Indian poet and scholar (d. 2006).
- John Nelder: English mathematician and statistician (d. 2010).
- British Labour government of MacDonald falls to Communists
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1924 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Bringin' Home the Bacon - Blossom Seeley
- Whistling the Blues Away - Wendell Hall & Carson Robison
- Hard-Hearted Hannah - Dolly Kay
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