Friday 9 February 1923
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jean Louis Constantin and Brendan Behan.
Der Mann mit der eisernen Maske, directed by Max Glass, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 February 1923 ?
- Saint Apollonia, patron saint of dentists and dental technicians
- Saint Ansbert of Rouen
- Saint Maroon's Day - Lebanon
- Jean Louis Constantin
- Brendan Behan: Irish nationalist playwright noted for the black humor of his work.
- Norman Shumway: American heart surgeon and a pioneer in heart transplant surgery.
- Jean Constantin: French singer and songwriter, the composer of more than 300 songs.
- Kathryn Grayson: North Carolina, United States -- Vocalist / actress (Anchors Aweigh, Kiss Me Kate).
- Tonie Nathan: American radio host producer and politician (d. 2014).
- Pierre Tabatoni: French academic and education administrator, an associate professor of economics.
- Norman E Shumway: Michigan, United States -- Pioneer cardiac transplant surgeon.
- Wilfried Craeynest: Belgian poet.
- Soviet Aeroflot airlines is established.
- Billy Hughes resigns as Prime Minister of Australia, after the Country Party refuses to govern in coalition with him as the leader of the Nationalist Party. Hughes is succeeded by his Treasurer, Stanley Bruce.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1923 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Yankee Doodle Blues - Billy Murray & Ed Smalle
- Al Jolson - Lost (A Wonderful Girl)